Public Poetry Reading

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May 31, 2013 by WITS Editor

13_publicpoetry_springseries_juneJoin us this Saturday, June 1st, at 2 PM to hear a fantastic line-up of poets at the Oak Forest Neighborhood Library, 1349 West 43rd Street, Houston, TX, 77018.

Participating poets include James Adams, Darla McBryde, Dustin Pickering, and Charlie Scott. A WITS student also will perform, so come out and support the arts at this Public Poetry event!

Public Poetry exists to bring the public and poetry community together and to create a buzz about poetry. Public Poetry was awarded the Best Reading Series in Houston by the Houston Press.


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Writers in the Schools (WITS) is the #1 arts education organization in Texas. With 80 writers and educators on staff, WITS reaches over 23,000 students a year in classrooms, community centers, museums, parks, and hospitals.

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