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Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins to speak at CLC

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins to speak at CLC

Two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins will visit Central Lakes College on April 29.

The poetry reading will be at noon in the CLC Chalberg Theater, and will be followed by a book signing, meet and greet, and workshop for anyone interested in hearing him speak about poetry, creativity, and imagination (around 1:30 p.m. and also in the Chalberg).

These events are free and open to the public, but seating is limited. The presented by Verse Like Water: the visiting poet program of Central Lakes College, in conjunction with The Crossing Arts Alliance.

Coming this fall, CLC will host former U.S. Laureate Robert Hass (Oct. 29) and Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith (Nov. 21).

More information is available by contacting Jeff Johnson, CLC English teacher, at 855-8102.

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