On May 2, 2019 the annual
Gabe Zimpritch Symposium featured guest poet
CEHS Staffer Lisa Melanson is in charge of the event.
CEHS student participants included:
Students working for the day with Richard Blanco
at Thomas Memorial Library.
Richard Blanco speaks to students getting ready to present their original works that evening at a community poetry reading.
Senior Makena Deveraux received the Gabe Zimpritch Poetry Symposium prize for the best workshop poem.
Symposium founder Jim Zimpritch listening to Richard Blanco.
After the students shared their poems, Richard read several poems from two of his books:
"For All of Us, One Today"
Richard stayed and chatted with members of the audience and signed copies of his books ... until every book was signed!
Richard Blanco leads Zimpritch Symposium
- Posted by Ginger Raspiller
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