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Sunday, April 14 • 10:00am - 10:20am
Richard Blanco Reading From "How to Love a Country"

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Renowned poet Richard Blanco reads selections from his collection that explore contemporary issues such as immigration, gun violence, racism, and LGBTQ life.

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Richard Blanco

Richard Blanco is an American poet, public speaker, author and civil engineer. In 2013, Blanco was chosen to serve as the fifth inaugural poet of the United States. Blanco performed "One Today," an original poem he wrote for the occasion, becoming the youngest, first Latino, immigrant, and openly gay writer to hold the honor. Blanco has received numerous honors for his writings and performances, including the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellowship, a Florida Artist Fellowshi... Read More →

Sunday April 14, 2019 10:00am - 10:20am PDT
Poetry Stage, Signing Area 2