January 29, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hannon Library, SOU, Meese Rom 305
1290 Ashland St
Open to the Public: Yes
Event Host(s): Vince & Patty Wixon
Featured Guest(s): Pepper Trail, Amy Miller, Angela Decker, Michael Jenkins, Julian Spalding, and Ashland High School poet Samara Diab
Event Site Contact Info:
Name: Patty Wixon
William Stafford Birthday Reading January 29, 2015
Southern Oregon’s annual celebration honoring the birth of former Oregon Poet Laureate William Stafford will be Thursday, January 29, 2015, 7:00 P.M., in the Meese Meeting Room #305, Hannon Library, SOU. The program will begin with music and a William Stafford poem performed on cello by composer Daniel Sperry. Six published Rogue Valley poets will read a Stafford poem and one of their own. Featured poets include Pepper Trail, Amy Miller, Angela Decker, Michael Jenkins, Julian Spalding, and Ashland High School poet Samara Diab. Audience members will also be invited to read a favorite William Stafford poem.
The public is invited to attend this free event cosponsored by Friends of Hannon Library and Friends of William Stafford. For further information phone 541-552-6835.