In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Bangor Public Library is hosting the twelfth annual POETS/SPEAK!, Wednesday, April 23 from 4:15-8 p.m.
POETS/SPEAK! is one of the largest free poetry events in Maine. This year will feature more than 25 well-known and emerging poets, University of Maine student poets, local Poetry Outloud winners, and book sales and signings.
Live jazz will be provided by saxophonist Jay Bregman and the Swingmatism Quintet from 4:15-4:50 p.m., and this year also features an homage to the late social, political, and environmental activist poets Amiri Baraka, Maxine Kumin, and José Emilio Pacheco. Read more