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Gerda Govine to Feature at Alta-LA Poetry Series

. . . With Top Poets & Open Mic at Altadena Library

Circle the third Thursdays in September, October, and November on your calendar right now! Because that's when ALTA-LA, a new poetry series hosted by Linda Dove, Altadena Library's Poet Laureate, will take place and you want to be there!

Although the library officially closes at 6:00 p.m. on Thursdays, it will re-open for the 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. program.

ALTA-LA boasts a spectacular lineup with Peter Ludwin and Lois P. Jones in September.

African American news from Pasadena - Arts - ALTA-LA Poetry SeriesOctober will be a bilingual event with three Latina poets, Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin, Gerda Govine Ituarte, and Thelma T. Reyna.

November will be another outstanding lineup with Mary Fitzpatrick and Brendan Constantine.

All are highly regarded, multi-award winning poets. Linda Dove will be hosting each of the events. She suggested the name ALTA-LA to show its breadth of well-known poets throughout the Los Angeles area.

Peter Ludwin comes all the way from the state of Washington. And if you have some poetry in you, there will also be an open mic. Stop in to enjoy the company and poetry of these accomplished and spirited writers. You are guaranteed a great evening!

[This free series is sponsored by the Friends of the Altadena Library District. These events are supported by Poets & Writers, Inc. through a grant it has received from the James Irvine Foundation. The main Altadena Library is located at 600 East Mariposa Street, Altadena, CA 91001. For more information please call 626-798-0833 or visit the library on the web at http://www.altadenalibrary.org.]

 

 

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