In celebration of National Poetry Month, award-winning poet and author Eric Paul Shaffer will present “Big Words in Little Magazines,” a free program at the Hawaii State Library on Saturday, April 19 at 2 p.m. in the First Floor Reading Room.
Shaffer, the author of five poetry books including “Lahaina Noon,” “Portable Planet,” and “Burn & Learn,” will read a selection of classic and contemporary poems. In addition to being an author and poet, Shaffer is an Assistant Professor of English at Honolulu Community College.
This one-hour program is suitable for ages 12 and older. Contact the Library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed.
The Hawaii State Library is located at 478 South King Street. For more information, please call the Library’s Language, Literature & History Section at 586-3499.