In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Louisiana Center for the Book is pleased to announce the eighth annual Just Listen to Yourself: The Louisiana Poet Laureate Presents Louisiana Poets program. Jack Bedell, Louisiana Poet Laureate, will host the event on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, from noon
to 1:30 p.m. in the Seminar Center of the State Library, 701 N. 4th St., Baton Rouge.
Bedell has invited ten poets from across the state to participate in readings of their work. Participating poets include Malaika Favorite, Amy Fleury, Ashley Havird, David Havird, Leigh Camacho Rourks, Mona Lisa Saloy, John Warner Smith, and Andy Young, as well as previous Louisiana poet laureates Darrell Bourque and Julie Kane.
The event is free and open to the public. Attendees are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.