Tampa– A Reading by YellowJacket Press and Friends, including Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke.
(www.yellowjacketpress.org) Florida’s premier, independent poetry chapbook press, and Hillsborough County Public Library host a reading by 12 poets from across Florida on Saturday, March 10, 2017 at 4pm at the Old Tampa Free Public Library, Tampa’s oldest library building. The reading is an official offsite event in conjunction with the Associated Writing Programs conference which will be happening in Tampa. The lively “sampler” reading will include Poet Laureate of Florida, Peter Meinke; Poet Laureate of Saint Petersburg, Helen Wallace; Poet Laureate of Hillsborough County, James Tokley and Poet Laureate of Indian River County, Sean Sexton. They will be joined by Florida poets Cole Bellamy, Gregory Byrd, Silvia Curbelo, Lenny Della Rocca, Michael Hettich, Jeff Karon, Gianna Russo, and Brendan Walsh. The library’s photographic collection by the famed Burgert Brothers will be on display. Book sales, signings and a reception by Friends of the Library will follow.
Saturday, March 10, 2017 4pm-5:30pm
Old Tampa Free Public Library
102 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33602
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Gianna Russo email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Megan Danak danakm@HCFLGov.net hcplc.org