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FREE Poetry Writing Workshop and Reading

Join us for this FREE poetry writing workshop and reading!

Poetry Writing Workshop led by Olga García Echeverría 4:30pm
Join poet and educator, Olga García Echeverría, for an exploration of poetry and writing to say something about who we are, where we come from, and what we love. Olga has been teaching for over twenty years and is the author of Falling Angels: Cuentos y Poemas. She currently teaches literature to college students at California State University Los Angeles and creative writing to 5th graders in Long Beach, CA.

Poetry Reading led by California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia 6pm
Dana Gioia is California's new state Poet Laureate who was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown in 2015. Dana serves as the state advocate for poetry and literature in libraries, classrooms, and boardrooms and works to inspire a new generation of writers and celebrate California's great literary legacy. As an award-winning poet, Dana has published five full-length collections of poetry, including most recently 99 Poems: New & Selected. The community is invited to share their own poetry or favorite works!

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time: 4:30-7pm
Location: Imperial County Free Library Heber Branch
1132 Heber Avenue, Heber, California 92249

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