CA Poet Laureate on the road this summer

Dana ReddingWith the support of the State Library, our exceptional poet laureate is visiting rural libraries in June and July.  Dana Gioia is an award-winning poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts who created the NEA initiatives Operation Homecoming, Poetry Out Loud, and the Big Read.  Come join us for a reading from his marvelous new collection, 99 Poems: New and Selected, and a conversation about poetry and literacy in our state and our nation.

The first three events are:

Tuesday, June 28, 7 pm

Stephens-Davis branch of Yolo County Library
315 E. 14th Street, Davis CA 95616

Wednesday, July 6, 5:30 pm
Lakeport branch of Lake County Library
1425 N. High Street, Lakeport, CA 95453

Thursday, July 7, 6:30 pm
Colusa County Library
738 Market Street, Colusa, CA 95932

Additional dates coming soon!