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National Poetry Month

Feb 27, 2020
National Poetry Month CIO

City of Madison’s Poet Laureate, Angela Trudell Vasquez, and the Madison Public Library are partnering to celebrate National Poetry Month beginning Monday, April 1, 2020. 

As part of the month’s festivities, a Poem a Day will be featured on the Madison Public Library website.

Members of the public are invited to two special receptions for the celebration.

ONLINE: Celebrate Poetry! for National Poetry Month
Saturday, Apr 4, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Celebrate poetry with the City of Madison Poet Laureate, Angela Trudell Vasquez and guests, including...

  • Wisconsin Poet Laureate Margaret Rozga
  • Milwaukee Poet Laureate Dasha Kelly
  • Former Madison Poet Laureates Fabu, Andrea Musher, and Sarah Sadie Busse
  • Former Milwaukee Poet Laureate Brenda Cárdenas
  • Former Wisconsin Poet Laureate Bruce Dethlefsen

The reading will be hosted online via Crowdcast. Go to: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/celebrate-poetry This event is free to attend. No registration necessary.

Celebrate Poetry: Madison Metro Bus Lines Poetry
Thursday, Apr 23, 6:00pm to 8:00pm - Central Library

Join us in honoring the poets selected to be part of the 2020 City of Madison Poet Laureate and Madison Metro Bus Lines Poetry Project.​ More details to come.

Other poetry related events include:

Continue to check this page for more Poetry Month events!