202 E Sixth St
An Evening of Poetry, featuring Indiana State Poet Laureate Adrian Matejka and Others
Opening reception 6-6:30 pm,
Readings 6:30- 8:30pm
In celebration of National Poetry Month and also of the 15-year anniversary of Women Writing for (a) Change Bloomington, the WWf(a)C organization will host “An Evening of Poetry, featuring Indiana State Poet Laureate Adrian Matejka and Others” on Friday, April 5, 2019. An award-winning poet who teaches at Indiana University, Matejka was named state poet laureate in 2017 and will serve in the role until 2019.
The reading featuring Matejka will open with a small reception. The event, which coincides with April’s First Friday Gallery Walk, will spotlight Matejka’s poetry, followed by a brief moderated conversation with the poet. The evening also will showcase local poets representing Indiana University, Ivy Tech, The Writer’s Guild, and Women Writing for (a) Change.
This event is free and open to the public.
About Women Writing for (a) Change Bloomington
Established by Beth Lodge-Rigal in 2004, Women Writing for (a) Change Bloomington is an affiliate organization of the Women Writing (for) a Change organization established in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1991. WWf(a)C Bloomington carries on a tradition of creative writing programs that empower individuals to find their voices. Writers of all ages and abilities are welcome in the organization’s programs, which include offerings for girls and adolescent women. For more information on the organization and its current offerings, visit https://womenwritingbloomington.org/ .