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Shelter in Poems: A Virtual Reading with the Academy of American Poets

April 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

In this unprecedented time, as more and more of us are turning to poetry, the Academy of American Poets launched Shelter in Poems, an initiative that invites poets and poetry lovers to share poems on social media that give them comfort or courage.

Shelter in Poems: A Virtual Reading extends this idea with a special offering of poems read by poets laureate, actors, musicians, artists, and more.

The evening will include poems presented by:

Elizabeth Alexander

Sam Beam

Richard Blanco

Julia Bullock

Marilyn Chin

Rita Dove

Patrick Gaspard

Amanda Gorman

Joy Harjo

Juan Felipe Herrera

Edward Hirsch

Stephin Merritt

Maulik Pancholy

Alison Pill

Dan Rather

Alberto Ríos

Mustafa Shakir

Naomi Shihab Nye

Lorna Simpson

Amber Tamblyn

and other special guests.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shelter-in-poems-a-virtual-reading-tickets-103370060634


April 30, 2020
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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