“... a rare mix of grit, soul, and music. She inspires the poet in each of us and gives the heart a place to enjoy the power of words.” —Andrea Davis Pinkney, Vice-president of Scholastic Press
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Free and open to the public: Featuring our January 2017 poet-in-residence, Samantha Thornhill: Vibrant and earthy, Thornhill’s poetry weaves together myth and memory, the quotidian and the transcendent, ultimately taking listeners on a journey that ends in both wisdom and delight.
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Also reading: Harrisonburg poets Susan Facknitz and Luke Holloran
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Open mic follows the featured performance.

Free to the public