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Poet laureate Petersen visits Madras

Paulann PetersenSpend an evening with Oregon’s sixth poet laureate Paulann Petersen, Tuesday, May 14, at 6 p.m., at the Rodriguez Annex, 134 S.E. E St., Madras, as she shares her writing and thoughts on the craft of poetry.

Petersen will read a few of her poems, first explaining what inspired them. She'll also talk about her wonderful experiences as an ambassador for poetry.

By the time she visits the Jefferson County Library, she will have traveled well over 20,000 miles in the state, giving workshops, readings and keynotes at schools and libraries and auditoriums in every corner of Oregon.

This is a free event and everyone is invited to attend.




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