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An Evening with Richard Blanco, the Inaugural Poet

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Sunday, October 13, 2013
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Carolina Theatre

Join us for a night of poetry with Richard Blanco. Blanco is the youngest, first Latino and first openly gay poet to serve as the Presidential inaugural poet. He is the author of three prizing winning books, City of a Hundred Fires, Directions to The Beach of the Dead and Looking for The Gulf Motel. Blanco is a builder of cities as well as poems; he holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering and a master of fine arts in creative writing. This event is presented by Durham County Library and Durham Technical Community College, and sponsored by the Friends of the Durham Library, Durham Library Foundation and the Durham Technical Community College Foundation.