Lee Pennington, former Kentucky poet laureate, will give a reading in celebration of Poetry Month at 3 p.m., April 16, in the Bingham Poetry Room of Ekstrom Library. Pennington has published 1,300 poems in 300 periodicals worldwide and is the author of several poetry collections. A native of Eastern Kentucky, he has lifelong interests as folklorist and educator. He also is a published playwright, journalist and documentarian. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
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