Poetry and the Natural World is a special event with readings and a book signing by United States Poet Laureate Ada Limón. Held on the evening of Thursday, May 23, 2024 at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, Wisconsin, this event focuses on the connections between nature, the changing environment, and poetry. Through Ada’s work, the Academy will bring people together to explore these themes and the intersection of the letters and sciences. Ada will be joined on stage for a Q&A moderated by Kim Blaeser, Academy Fellow and former Wisconsin Poet Laureate.
Thursday, May 23, 2023 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Enjoy the talk virtually:
This event is a part of Bloom: A Season of Poetry, a series of events connecting and celebrating literary Wisconsin. Other events will include:
Poetry & Pi(e) 2024 will be held in Eau Claire in partnership with Chippewa Valley Writers Guild and the L.E. Philips Memorial Public Library, featuring Nicolas Gulig, Wisconsin Poet Laureate; Max Garland, renown poet and Academy Fellow, along with poet Elan McCallum.
National Poetry Month – April, during which will we amplify poetry events taking place across Wisconsin, by showcasing these in our communications and partnering with organizations throughout Wisconsin.