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Iowa Poet Laureate Mary Swander at MCPL

Iowa Poet Laureate Mary Swander at MCPL
When Apr 11, 2012
from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Where Mason City Room
Contact Name Joyce
Contact Phone 641.421.3668
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To celebrate National Poetry Month & National Library Week, Mary Swander, Iowa Poet Laureate since 2009, will present a free program for the public in the Mason City Room of the library on Wednesday, Aprill 11th at 6:30 PM.  She will discuss the state of poetry in contemporary society, illustrating her ideas with her original work including the classic "Driving the Body Back" and her recent poetry collection, "The Girls on the Roof", a Mississippi River flood saga.  She may even accompany herself on her banjo!  This program is made possible through a grant through the Humanities Iowa Speakers Bureau.  For more information on Mary Swander's work, please visit her website at:  www.MarySwander.com

 

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