The Poetry Connection: Stories from Today’s Most Popular Poets

The Poetry Connection: Stories from Today’s Most Popular Poets

Jun 02, 2019, 12:45 PM - 1:20 PM

Choice Stage

Some of the most wished-for books in stores right now are by the poets in this panel. Their books are visceral and truthful, broaching everything from love, to loss, to political and social commentary and they have connected with fans in new and meaningful ways. Listen as your favourite poets discuss their humble beginnings as self published authors and how their life has changed now that they're being read by millions of fans. Find out what it’s like to write in an era of hyper-connection via social media and the responsibility they feel in affecting social change.

Caitlyn Siehl, (Andrews McMeel); [Dis]Connected Vol 2 (Central Avenue)
Wilder: Nocturnal, (Andrews McMeel); [Dis]Connected Vol 2 (Central Avenue)
Komal Kapoor: Unfollowing You (Andrews McMeel); [Dis]Connected Vol 2 (Central Avenue)
FS Yousaf: Euphoria and Sincerely, (Central Avenue); [Dis]Connected Vol 2 (Central Avenue)
Moderated by:  Michelle Halket, Publisher Central Avenue, Editor [Dis]Connected Vol 2.


  • Komal Kapoor


    Komal Kapoor is a Los Angeles based writer originally from the Punjab, India. She’s passionate about helping individuals express themselves and...

  • Wilder .


    Wilder is an old soul, writer, creator, designer, artist, explorer and lover of the wild. From an open window in Chicago, she collects everyday...

  • F.S. Yousaf


    F.S. Yousaf is a 23-year-old writer and photographer from New Jersey. He is the author of two poetry collections, Euphoria and Sincerely (Central...

  • Caitlyn Siehl


    Caitlyn Siehl is a poet and big sad baby from New Jersey. She is the author of the poetry collections What We Buried and Crybaby and traveled the...


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