UMass Dartmouth to welcome 2015 Langston Hughes Award Winner Everett Hoagland during National Poetry Month

Former New Bedford Poet Laureate to visit UMass Dartmouth tomorrow April 21 for poetry reading

UMass Dartmouth's College of Arts & Sciences has invited the University community and the general public to a poetry reading from "The Music & Other Selected Poems" by Everett Hoagland Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 2-3:30 p.m., at UMass Dartmouth's Claire T. Carney Library Stoico/FIRSTFED Charitable Foundation Grand Reading Room. Everett Hoagland served as the Poet Laureate of New Bedford 1994-1998.  He is the recipient of the 2015 Langston Hughes Award. 

National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, bloggers, and, of course, poets marking poetry's important place in our culture and our lives. To learn more about National Poetry Month at UMass Dartmouth visit

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