Sunday 17 November, 2019

Circle of Poets and NALIS celebrate National Poetry Day

Poet Laureate Paul Keens Douglas will delvier the feature address at an event at NALIS to mark World Poetry Day. The event is free to the public.

Poet Laureate Paul Keens Douglas will delvier the feature address at an event at NALIS to mark World Poetry Day. The event is free to the public.

This year’s observance of National Poetry Day which takes place today, October 15, focuses on the “Evolution of Poetry”.

The commemoration will take place at the National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS), AV Room from 5:30 pm, followed by a short reception.  

This event falls under the Poet Laureate of Trinidad and Tobago Programme and will feature three first-time poetry authors, Miranda Dookeran, Martine Clarke and Léel Arlene Bain, as well as local publisher, Paula Obé Thomas of Bamboo Talk Press.

As customary, our Poet Laureate, Paul Keens-Douglas will deliver the feature address.  

The commemoration is a collaborative venture of The Circle of Poets of Trinidad and Tobago and NALIS as part of a joint commitment to preserve, promote and explore our national heritage through poetry. 

The Circle and NALIS welcome all to attend this free celebration of our local poets on this special occasion.  

For further information or to RSVP, please email: circleofpoetstt@gmail.com or contact Chantelle Anthony at 296-6639. 
 

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