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Galena LitFest: An Evening of Poetry with Angie Trudell Vazquez (hybrid)

January 26, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A poetry reading and discussion with Angie Trudell Vasquez, current City of Madison Poet Laureate.
Angie will read from her latest book, My People Redux , selections from her collection, In Light, Always Light, and new poems. She will also lead a discussion about community, craft, and poetry as a visual art form.
Angie Trudell Vasquez (she/her) is a poet, writer, editor, publisher, and activist. She is the current City of Madison Poet Laureate (2020-2024) and the first Latina to hold the position. Angie received her MFA in poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts in 2017. Recently, her poems have appeared in The Slow Down, Yellow Medicine Review, Poem-a-Day, About Place Journal , and in several anthologies. In 2018 she was a finalist for the New Women’s Voices series and her book, In Light, Always Light. Finished Line Press published her fourth collection of poetry, My People Redux , in 2022. Learn more about Angie at https://angietrudellvasquez.com
This program is being offered as hybrid. When registering, please choose In Person or Virtual attendance. If you choose to attend in-person, the workshop will take place at the Miss Kitty’s Grape Escape. Registration is required. To register visit http://evening-of-poetry.eventbrite.com, email distlerl@galenalibrary.org, or visit the library.
All registrants will receive a Zoom link via email in case weather or other unforeseen events cause the workshop to take place entirely online. All registrants will receive a link to the recording 3-5 days after the event for on demand viewing.This program will also be live streamed to the Galena Public Library Facebook page.
This event is part of Galena LitFest 2023. Be sure to check out the rest of the line-up! Galena LitFest is an annual literary festival organized by the Galena Public Library with generous support from the Friends of the Galena Public Library.


January 26, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Galena Public Library
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MIss Kitty’s Grape Escape
242 N. Main St.
Galena, IL 61036 United States
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(779) 214-0003
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