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Poetry Workshop and Reading

by Sarah Black | Jan 19, 2018
Join the Poet Laureate for Louisiana for a poetry workshop and reading.

Dr. Jack Bedell, Poet Laureate for the State of Louisiana, will conduct a poetry workshop on Tuesday, January 23 from 2:30 to 4:30 at the Huie-Delmon House in downtown Alexandria. A poetry reading will follow the workshop from 5:30 to 7:00 at the Alexandria Museum of Art.

Bedell is a Professor of English at Southeastern Louisiana as well as the author of nine books. Additionally, he has served as the editor of Southeastern’s literary magazine, Louisiana Literature, since 1992.

Both the workshop and reading are sponsored by the Louisiana Endowment for the Arts, the Rapides Public Library, the Alexandria Museum of Art, and LSUA.

The workshop and reading are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Bernard Gallagher at or call 318-427-4472 to register for the workshop.