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The 2nd annual Great Lakes Poetry Festival kicks off April 23rd

Marty Achatz
Kurt Hauswirth
Marty Achatz

An interview with Marty Achatz

A celebration of National Poetry Month will happen again this year for the second annual Great Lakes Poetry Festival.

Peter White Public Library presents the Great Lakes Poetry Festival from April 23rd to the 30th, kicking off with an event at Drifa Brewing Company. The kickoff event launches the fest with readings by Troy Graham, Gala Malherbe, current U.P. Poet Laureate Beverly Matherne, and two-time U.P. Poet Laureate Marty Achatz. Zach Lancaster will provide musical entertainment.

A full list of events is listed at pwpl.info/great-lakes-poetry-festival.

Kurt Hauswirth interviewed Marty Achatz, Adult Programming Coordinator at Peter White Public Library and two-time U.P. Poet Laureate:

A conversation with Marty Achatz

The Great Lakes Poetry Festival takes place April 23 - 30, starting Sunday, 4/23 at Drifa Brewing Company.

Visit pwpl.info for more event information.

Kurt lives in Marquette with his family and can’t imagine living anywhere else. He loves music, games, running, being near water, and a fine cold brew coffee.
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