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Stump the Laureate: Poetry Recitation Event with Dana Gioia

Wednesday, May 10th |  7PM

cosponsored by
the Mill Valley Public Library and the Marin Poetry Center

Do you love to hear spoken poetry? Have you memorized a favorite poem? Come and listen or recite your favorite poem by a published author. California Poet Laureate, Dana Gioia, will try to match the audience poem for poem until we or he runs out of poems! Can we out-poem Dana Gioia, famous for his recitations? Come to the Mill Valley Library and find out.

Book sales and signing after the event.

Audience participation encouraged!
Recite your favorite memorized poem and help us stump the Laureate!
Recitation with an introduction is limited to three minutes, and you cannot recite your own work. For the introduction, tell us why you selected and memorized the poem.

Registration is highly recommended (especially if you plan to recite).
This event is for adults/high school students only.
Click here to register.