Thu Apr 6 2017, 6:30 pm
April is National Poetry Month join us for a Reading and Open Mic
Thursday April 6 @ 6:30
National Poetry Month, which takes place each April, is a celebration of poetry introduced in 1996 and organized by The Academy of Americans Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States.
Join us for a brief background on Poetry Month, a featured reading by Queens Poet Laureate (2015-2018) Maria Lisella (pictured).
Ms. Lisella will have some of her books available for sale and signing. We will have an Open Mic for anyone interested in reading their poetry.
GAHS Board Member DeeAnne Gorman, also a poet, will lead the evening.
Members Free/ $4 suggested donation for non-members