The Poetry Party: 130 Years of Poet Lore

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with Poet Lore, America’s oldest poetry magazine!

Write, drink, and be social! Poet Lore invites you to its 130th birthday party on the final Friday of National Poetry Month. This special event will also honor our esteemed executive editors, Jody Bolz and E. Ethelbert Miller, who will be stepping down from their roles after 17 years of publishing the finest contemporary poetry from around the world.

A brief program will feature poets from the brand new issue of Poet Lore as well as remarks on the legacy of our editors. Featured poets include Linda Pastan, Michael Collier, Naomi Ayala, Terence Winch, David McAleavey, Lisa Beech Hartz, Holly Karapetkova, and Mary-Sherman Willis.

FREE and open to the public. Drinks and small bites provided.

Doors: 6:30pm
Program: 7:00pm
Reception: 7:15-9:00pm

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