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POET LAUREATE for EUREKA

ACTIVITIES
 

  • Will host a poetry reading called Tongue and Groove on Friday, April 10th at 7 pm at the Morris Graves Museum of Art in Eureka, California.  At the reading, he will share some of his latest work as Poet Laureate, as well as introduce 18 local poets (from the website) who will each share a single poem.  Copies of their books will be available for purchase and signing.  Beer and wine for sale.  Music provided by Joanne Rand.  $3.00 donation.  
     

  • Currently in the process of judging the Hybrid Poetry Art Contest, along with Eureka Youth Poet Laureates Izzy Unsinger and Harvey Mitchell.  Once the decisions are made, selected artists will create artwork to accompany the selected poems.  The show will open either in late spring or early summer, depending upon how quickly the process goes.  
     

  • Helped to develop a website for local poets with books for the Ink People (one of three of his proposed projects for the Poet Laureate position).   There will be a reading for these poets at the Morris Graves Museum of Art in Eureka on Friday April 10th at 7 pm.  
     

  • Gave a talk on poetry and craft at the local Mensa Group in January 2020.
     

  • Read his poem "Newer Miracles" at the Humboldt County Office of Education Equity Summit in January 2020.
     

  • Served as MC for the Against the Wind Youth Night in Fall 2019.
     

  • September Serenade: David read with Anne Fricke, Therese Fitzmaurice, and Vanessa Vrtiak at the Humboldt County Library in Fall 2019.
     

  • Read at Humboldt State University in Fall 2019.