National Poetry Month Celebration In-Person
Join us for a special poetry event in celebration of National Poetry Month in the Oak Room of the San Mateo Public Main Library! Light refreshments will be served. Books by the featured poets will be available starting at 4:30pm for purchase & signing in the Laurel Room.
Hosted by the San Mateo Public Library & San Mateo County Poet Laureate Aileen Cassinetto
Welcome Remarks by The Honorable Rick Bonilla, City of San Mateo Mayor
Featured Poets: Terry Adams, Sharon Coleman, Joe Cottonwood, Hilary Cruz Mejia, Paul Fericano, Jeannine Gerkman, San Mateo County Poet Laureate Emerita Caroline Goodwin, Jasmeen Karan, Belmont Poet Laureate Monica Korde, Kevin Madrigal Galindo, Diane Lee Moomey, Tony Press, Belmont Poet Laureate Emerita Jacki Rigoni & San Mateo County Poet Laureate Emerita Lisa Rosenberg
Aileen Cassinetto is an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow and the Poet Laureate of San Mateo County, California. Her work has appeared in POETRY magazine, Marsh Hawk Press Review, and in Fellowship Magazine, among others. She is featured in DEAR POET 2022.