PoetryLife: Young Poets Celebration Dinner with W.S. Merwin and Naomi Shihab Nye
Young Poets Celebration Dinner, Saturday, May 4 at 6:00 pm. The Francis on Palm Avenue in downtown Sarasota. Tickets $75, includes dinner. Student poetry awards and a poetry presentation and community discussion featuring Former Poet Laureate, and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, W. S. Merwin, with award-winning poet Naomi Shihab Nye. Proceeds from this event support the Poetry Fund for teachers of poetry. PoetryLife weekend is sponsored by Bookstore1Sarasota, Florida Studio Theatre, Gulf Coast Community Foundation and The Sarasota Reading Council. More info at www.bookstore1sarasota.com or 941-365-7900. Tickets available through Florida Studio Theatre’s box office at www.floridatstudiotheatre.org.