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Poetry and Civic Life

Saturday, April 2, @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Free

April 2, 12:30 to 2 p.m., online.

Join prominent poets from across the state for a free public event in celebration of National Poetry Month. “Poetry and Civic Life” is a reading and conversation event that will feature Rena Priest, current Washington State Poet Laureate; Tod Marshall, Spokane poet and Washington State Poet Laureate from 2016 to 2018.; Jourdan Imani Keith, Seattle Civic Poet; and Zinnia Hansen, Seattle Youth Poet Laureate.

The event will be emceed by Marcie Sillman, co-host of the doubleXposure podcast and former KUOW arts reporter.

The event is free and open to the public. It will take place in-person at Hugo House in Seattle and available to livestream through ArtsWA.

The event is a co-presentation of City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Humanities Washington, ArtsWA (Washington State Arts Commission), Hugo Seattle, and Seattle Arts and Lectures.

For more information and to register: https://hugohouse.org/events/poetry-as-politics-the-intersection-of-poetry-and-civic-life/

Details

Date:
Saturday, April 2,
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Tags:
Website:
https://hugohouse.org/events/poetry-as-politics-the-intersection-of-poetry-and-civic-life/

Organizer

Humanities Washington
Phone:
(206) 682-1770
Email:
info@humanities.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Virtual