april, 2022

19apr6:00 pm7:00 pm"Earth Words" Poetry Reading

Event Details

Join us an we celebrate National Poetry Month this April with a visit from Western Slope poet, Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer.

Tuesday, April 19 at 6 pm: Webcast from the Crested Butte Library or virtually. Email events@gunnisoncountylibraries.org for the meeting details

About the event:

Join us for a (virtual) evening with Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer. We hope you explore her work around Crested Butte in the Poetry Walk and look forward to her reading live, from her newest pieces, and will an Earth, nature-centric lens. Event is totally free and no matter your familiarity with poetry, we invite you to attend.

About the poet:

Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer served as the third Colorado Western Slope Poet Laureate (2015-2017), co-hosts Emerging Form (a podcast on creative process) and is co-founder of Secret Agents of Change (a surreptitious kindness cabal). Her poetry has appeared in O Magazine, A Prairie Home Companion, PBS News Hour, Ted Kooser’s “American Life in Poetry,” and on river rocks. She has thirteen poetry collections, most recently Hush, winner of the Halcyon Prize for poems of human ecology. She’s been a storyteller at the National Storytelling Festival and Taos Storytelling Festival. Since 2006, she’s written a poem a day. One-word mantra: Okay.

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Time

(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location

Crested Butte Library

504 Maroon Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224

Organizer

Crested Butte Library970-349-6535 cblibrary@gunnisoncountylibraries.org

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