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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Celebrate Your Favorite Poem with Former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky at Fairfield Public Library


FAIRFIELD - The Fairfield Public Library invites you to  "bring a poem to read and share with one of America’s most eminent poets, Robert Pinsky," at 2 p.m.  April 27 in the Memorial Room at the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road, according to a release. 

A reception with the poet will follow, the release said. 
"Shortly after being appointed poet laureate in 1997, Pinsky founded the Favorite Poem Project to celebrate, document and encourage poetry’s role in American’s lives.  Thousands of Favorite Poem readings have followed.  Add your voice to the Project when we have our reading here in Fairfield.  Registration is requested," the release said.

Pinsky’s most recent book, "Singing School: Learning to Write (and Read) Poetry by Studying with the Masters," will be available for purchase and signing at the event, the release said. 
 
All programs at the Fairfield Public Library are free, the release said.  To register, or for more information on this and other programs, visit us online at: www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org, or call 203-256-3160.  Follow the Fairfield Public library on Twitter:   and Facebook:

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