With 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:
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!