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Changing the World, One Poem at a Time

What does it mean to be a poet today? Join The Muse and Virginia Poet Laureate Luisa A. Igloria for a three-part reading and conversation series featuring the 2021-2022 Virginia Young Poets in the Community. About the program: Virginia Poet Laureate Luisa A. Igloria and the Poetry Society of Virginia are pleased to announce the…

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Words Matter: Teen Poets on Poetry as a Tool for Survival

“These poems … remind us that when we are at the edge of any kind of precarity, all we have to consider is flight.” – Luisa A. Igloria, VA Poet Laureate, while hosting Words Matter. Our World Matters. On an unseasonably warm Sunday this December, eight youth poets joined The Muse for a virtual reading…

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Reading with YA Author Kristina Forest

Join us for a virtual reading along with a Q & A with writer Kristina Forest on Monday, March 8th from 7-8 PM EST. This event is free and open to the public.  Kristina Forest is the author of YA romance novels, including I Wanna Be Where You Are and Now That I’ve Found You. She earned her MFA…

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