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Poetry Series - British poet Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage event list

The 19th poet in the annual Thatcher Hoffman Smith Poetry Series features one of Britain’s most acclaimed contemporary poets and one of its most eloquent communicators, Simon Armitage.

The poet will appear in an informal morning session at 9:30 a.m. to read some of his poems, discuss his writing process and respond to questions. A formal poetry reading will take place at 8 p.m., preceded by an open-mic reading from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. for poets of all experience levels to share their work.

All events are free to the public and will take place in the Kerr McGee Auditorium of the Meinders School of Business at NW 27th Street and McKinley Avenue.

Read more about the event and poet on the Center for Interpersonal Studies through Film & Literature website .