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Spoken Word

Poet Laureate Reading

When: Tue., April 6, 2 p.m. 2021

Eureka Poet Laureate David Holper will be giving a live public reading on Zoom & Public Access Channel 8 on Tuesday, April 6th at 2 pm. Holper was appointed the city’s Poet Laureate in 2019 by the City Council, in coordination with the Ink People. Holper has been active in a number of activities during this time, including several readings, coordinating the Against the Wind Festival, starting a Facebook poetry group called Poetry on the Edge, coediting a pandemic anthology called Behind the Mask with Anne Fricke, coordinating a hybrid poetry-art show at the Ink People’s Brenda Tuxford gallery, serving on the local NAACP’s Education Committee to help coordinate the first David Josiah Lawson Oratory Festival, and working with the two Youth Poet Laureates on various projects. He will be reading from his work written both just before and during the pandemic. The Zoom link for the reading is For anyone not able to attend the live reading, it will be rebroadcast at a later time on Public Access Channel 8.

Price: Free

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