Six Poets Laureate will Read to Benefit Brain Food Books

Enjoy an afternoon of poetry readings featuring six poets laureate: David Lee (1997-2003), (Kenneth W. Brewer, 2003-2006, died in 2006. Lee will read a poem in his honor), Katharine Coles (2006-2012), Lance Larsen (2012-2017), Paisley Rekdal (2017-2022) and Lisa Bickmore (2022-present). Special guest Kim Shuck, San Francisco poet laureate, 2017.

This event is "pay-what-you-will" at the door and all proceeds will benefit Brain Food Books (BFB), the newly-formed not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization of The King's English Bookshop. BFB's mission is to bring books to schools, pediatric clinics, and daycare centers based on their needs, in addition to letting individual children choose books to take home.

Additionally, Finca Restaurant now offers beverage and food service on the bookshop patio and will be available with a cash bar beverage service and a limited pintox (Spanish snacks) menu. Enjoy a glass of wine of a cocktail while you listen to the readings.

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Event date: 
Sunday, September 25, 2022 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Event address: 
The King's English Bookshop
1511 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105