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JoAnn Balingit, Poet Laureate of Delaware

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July 3, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Traverse Area District Library, Main Branch- McGuire Rm.
610 Woodmere Ave.
Traverse City, MI United States


Traverse Area District Library

The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) is honored to welcome JoAnn Balingit, Poet Laureate of Delaware, to speak at the Main (Woodmere) Branch on Thursday, July 3 at 7 p.m. in the McGuire Community Room. Balingit teaches poetry in schools, libraries, and community centers across the state of Delaware and advocates for Poets-in-the-Schools programming. She is the author of Words for House Story (WordTech Editions, 2013), a collection of poems celebrating “the house of our longings, our memory, and our hopes” (Fleda Brown). She has also written Forage (Wings Press, 2011) and was awarded the Whitebird Chapbook Prize for poetry.

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