WWBA is proud to present its eleventh season of its signature series Poetry in Performance: Walking With Whitman.

The series was founded by WWBA Writer-in-Residence George Wallace in 2010. Six times a year, Walking with Whitman (WWW) spotlights distinguished poets from around the world and allows attendees a chance to interact with the poets in an intimate setting.

The eleventh season begins on March 5, 2021, featuring international poet Larry Beckett from Portland, Oregon with local poet Ed Luhrs. 

International poet Afric McGlinchey will join us from Ireland with local poet Richard Bronson and musician Josie Bello on April 9, 2021.  

International poet Rommi Smith will join us from the UK and perform with local poet Deborah Hauser to conclude the Spring/Summer season on May 7th, 2021. 

The Fall series begins on Oct. 1st, 2021 with international poet Gregory Ledbetter performing with local poet Tom Stock.

Local poet Barbara Ann Branca will present Community Open Mic. Night on Nov. 5, 2021.

Walking With Whitman is sponsored by Poets & Writers. Visit pw.org to learn more about their support for contemporary poetry programs.

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