October 23, 2020

Poetry Reading


Online Poetry Reading November 8 at 3:00 pm
The Duluth Poet Laureate Project will conclude its “Second Sunday Reading Series,” an online open poetry reading organized by Gary Boelhower, 2018-2020 Duluth Poet Laureate, on Sunday, November 8th, from 3 to 4 pm. 

The reading will feature Sheila Packa and Blair Powless, followed by a reading by Marie Zhuikov, David Tryggestad, Diane Friebe, Kyle Hyesen, and Katri Sipila. 

The poetry reading will be offered through the ZOOM online video communications technology. The public is invited to view the reading through a ZOOM online portal; please register for the program with Gary Boelhower through email, gboelhower@msn.com. Poets who wish to participate in the open reading segment should contact Gary Boelhower.

The Duluth Poet Laureate Project began in 2005 and is funded by donations from The Friends of the Duluth Public Library, Lake Superior College, Lake Superior Writers, and the English departments at the College of Saint Scholastica, UMD, and by generous individuals. The Zeitgeist Community Arts Center is the fiscal sponsor. More information can be found at www.duluthpoetlaureate.org.

Sheila Packa is a 2020 Minnesota State Arts Board Initiative Grant in Poetry. She is currently at work on a new poetry manuscript.