President Obama's Inaugural Poet (2013), Richard Blanco will have a reading from his newest book, Boundaries. There will be a book signing to follow.
Selected by President Obama as the fifth inaugural poet in U.S. history, Richard Blanco is the youngest and the first Latino, immigrant, and gay person to serve in such a role. Author of the memoirs For All of Us, One Today: An Inaugural Poet’s Journey and The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood, winner of the Lambda Literary Prize. His latest book, Boundaries, a collaboration with photographer Jacob Hessler, challenges the physical and psychological dividing lines that shadow the United States.
Don't miss the opportunity to have Richard Blanco sign The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood, For All of Us, One Today: An Inaugural Poet’s Journey, Looking for the Gulf Motel, or Direction to the Beach of the Dead available to purchase during and prior to the reading, thanks to the Norwich Bookstore!
Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.