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Library Poetry Tour Presents Katie Elizabeth Walsh

May 10, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Katie Elizabeth Walsh will be the feature poet at the next stop on the Library Poetry Tour.

Katie Elizabeth Walsh will be the feature poet at the next stop on the Library Poetry Tour.

Katie works in publishing and disability rights advocacy. Her first poem was published at the age of thirteen. She has been a guest lecturer at the University of Connecticut, guest speaker for her town’s Out of the Darkness Walk, taught at the True Colors Conference, interviewed for Kaiser Health News and The Way We Roll Podcast, and a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association and Disability Coalition for the 2020 election.

Katie is controlled by three cats, one coffee maker, and hair dye.

The reading is hosted by Tony Brown, the winner of the 2022 Stanley Kunitz Medal, endowed by the late U.S. Poet Laureate and Worcester native and awarded annually to a poet for lifetime achievement and service to the Central Massachusetts poetry community.

 

The program is financed in part by the Milford Cultural Council, the Uxbridge Cultural Council and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

The Library Tour is a program of The Shawna E. Shea Memorial Foundation, Inc; a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit who believes the arts and education are essential to creating a vibrant, healthy community and world.

The mission of the Shawna Foundation is to equitably promote and support students through scholarship and showcase artists in filmmaking, performance arts, poetry and other creative endeavors with a focus on underrepresented communities.

For more information visit the shawnafoundation.org

Details

Date:
May 10, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Organizer

Tony Brown
Phone
n/a

Venue

Milford Public Library
88 Spruce Street
Milford, MA 01757 United States
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