Newtown Poet LaureateCongratulations to Lisa Schwartz, who was formally introduced as Newtown’s first Poet Laureate by First Selectman Pat Llodra on Saturday, September 19. 2015 at the Newtown Arts Festival.  She has made several appearances locally since then, and in February, Lisa served as a judge for this year’s Connecticut Southern Regional Semi-finals for Poetry Out Loud at the Waterbury Palace Theater. Her most recent appearance was at the Edmond Town Hall in the Flagpole Radio Cafe on February 27, 2016.  Read all about it in The Bee.