Oviatt Library

Poetry and Community: Reading and Workshop

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Oviatt Library - Robert and Maureen Gohstand Reading Room

The Oviatt Library is proud to announce an event for National Poetry Month and to celebrate literary culture in the Library. Join us in the beautiful Robert and Maureen Gohstand Leisure Reading Room on the 2nd Floor, West Wing of the Oviatt Library for this special reading with a workshop to follow.

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Poetry Reading featuring Tía Chucha's Centro Cultural

4:00pm to 5:00pm

We have special guest readers from Tía Chucha's Centro Cultural. "The mission of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural is to transform community in the Northeast San Fernando Valley and beyond through ancestral knowledge, the arts, literacy and creative engagement." They have a wide variety of programming and events, as well as host the Celebrating Words Festival and will bring a host of fantastic poets to read at our event.

Poetry Writing Workshop

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Join in the fun and poetry with a workshop to follow the reading. This poetry workshop will be lead by Susana Marcelo from Central American Studies and Sean Pessin from the Department of English. Participate with the community and create some poems of your own.

Visitor Information

Parking is $8.00. For more information about parking please see Visitor Information.

To arrange assistance for persons with disabilities, including interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing persons, please call (818) 677-2638 in advance of the event.

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