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May 20, 2017

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Ludcke Auditorium – UNE, Portland campus

Ludcke Auditorium – UNE, Portland campus, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, ME 04103



Maine Poetry Gala, “The Assertion and the Song: A Reading and Roundtable on Poetry and Politics”

On Saturday, May 20, the Beloit Poetry Journal in partnership with the Maine Women Writers Collection and Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance will present the second annual Maine Poetry Gala. The event will feature readings by poets Christian Barter, Nickole Brown, Kirun Kapur, and Robert Strong. Attendees will also have the opportunity to join in discussion with poets from Maine and beyond about the role of politics and activism in their work and writing lives. Free and open to the public.