Chautauqua Poets & Writers Presents

Richard Blanco

President Obama’s Inaugural Poet

Author of:

One Today, Boston Strong, Matters of the Sea, Looking for the Gulf Motel,

The Prince of Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood,  & Boundaries

Blanco’s contributions to the fields of poetry and the arts have already paved the path forward for future generations of writers.” —President Barack Obama


In Whitmanesque fashion, radiating oracular authority, Blanco’s inaugural poem catalogs and celebrates the variegated lives, cultures, languages, and landscapes that constitute our nation.” —Major Jackson


Blanco’s work packs an emotional wallop, especially when he deals with the themes of place and identity.”—Poetry Quarterly

Join us on April 16, 2018 – 7:30 P

Buy online tickets after February 20, 2018  HERE
Tickets on sale March 15, 2018 at Bloomsbury Books and Bookwagon

To learn more about Richard Blanco’s work visit his website & Blue Flower Arts 


Mountain Avenue Theatre at Ashland High School

201 S. Mountain Avenue, Ashland, Oregon


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