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Reading by California Poet Laureate Lee Herrick


February 12, 2023
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


The Agriculture Museum
926 Railroad Ave
Santa Paula, 93060
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Join us at the Agriculture Museum in Santa Paula on Sunday, February 12th from 11am—12:30pm for a special poetry reading and Q&A with the newly appointed California Poet Laureate, Lee Herrick. A former Fresno Poet Laureate (2015-17), Lee Herrick is the author of three books of poems: Scar and Flower, Gardening Secrets of the Dead, and This Many Miles from Desire.

His poems have appeared widely in literary magazines, anthologies, and textbooks including The Bloomsbury Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Berkeley Poetry Review, The Normal School, The Poetry Foundation, among many others.

Lee Herrick is the 10th California Poet Laureate, and the first Asian American to serve in the role. Learn more about Lee Herrick here. Share this event on social media using the links above, or for a shareable event flyer, click here.

The Museum of Ventura County is proud to partner with Blanchard Community Library and the Ventura County Poetry Project to present a Reading by California Poet Laureate Lee Herrick.

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