City Calendar & Events
An Evening with Kingston's Poets Laureate
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- 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
- Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Central Branch, 130 Johnson St.
To celebrate April as National Poetry Month, recognize the achievements of outgoing Poet Laureate, Helen Humphreys and welcome incoming Poet Laureate, Jason Heroux, the City of Kingston is hosting a night of free poetry readings.
Hear from the City’s three Poets Laureate including Jason Heroux, Helen Humphreys as well as Kingston’s first Poet Laureate, Eric Folsom. Jason, Helen and Eric have each identified a local emerging poet to participate in the evening and read some of their poetry. Emerging poets include Ashley-Elizabeth Best, Zoe Coulter and Ky Pearce. The event will also feature live piano music by Darrell Bryan.
This free event is hosted by the City of Kingston in partnership with the Kingston Frontenac Public Library. ASL translation and light refreshments will be provided.