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Poetry Reading with the Missouri Poet Laureate Aliki Barnstone
April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
East Hills Library: Missouri’s Poet laureate Aliki Barnstone will perform a reading of her poetry. Aliki published her first work “The Real Tin Flower” at the age of twelve and has gone on to publish several more volumes of poetry. She has also worked as a critic, translator, visual artist, and editor and is currently Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Missouri. Joining Aliki Barnstone will be the Northwest Regional Poetry Out Loud Champion Allyah Smith who will also give a reading of her own original work. Allyah is a senior at St. Joseph Christian School. Copies of Aliki Barnstone’s books will be available for purchase after the event. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact the East Hills Library at 236-2136.