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Poets' Corner - Spring Poetry Series

Join Salisbury’s Arts, Business and Culture Department and City of Salisbury Poet Laureate Nancy Mitchell for poetry readings each month from March through June. Each month will have a theme and a guest speaker. Bring your own poetry to read, read another poem of your choice or just come to listen. Stay tuned for the Fall Poetry Series, starting in September.

Dates and Times: The second Thursday of March, April, May and June from 6-8 p.m.: March 14, April 11, May 9 and June 13.

Location: Salisbury Headquarters Council Chambers, 115 S. Division St., Salisbury.  The May event will be outdoors at Unity Square.

More Info: The Spring Poetry Series is free to attend and for all ages.


March 14 - Women's History Month: Poet Amanda Newell will join the group for poems celebrating women and women’s history.

April 11 - National Poetry Month: Poet Laureate Nancy Mitchell will launch her "Poets on the Plaza" anthology with readings from the contributors. The guest poet is Ms. Wheelchair Maryland Dominique Sessa. Register to read a poem or piece of prose for April here.

May 9 - Celebrating Mothers: With Mother's Day on the horizon, bring poems that celebrate moms -- or that celebrate springtime. The guest poet is Sharnell "Sista Big" Tull. Register to read a poem or piece of prose for May here.

June 13 - Pride: Take part in a joyful celebration of kindness, love, diversity and inclusion as we come together to honor the LBGTQIA+ community during Pride Month. Registration coming soon!


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