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Poets in the Parlor
Featured Poets:Anita Stienstra
August 31, 2013, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site, 603 S. Fifth Street, Springfield, IL

Poet Anita Stienstra will read original poems, several about Vachel Lindsay, his home and family at Poets in the Parlor at the Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.

Stienstra has read her work extensively in central Illinois to wide acclaim. She is winner of the John Knoepfle Creative Writing Award for Poetry, Springfield Area Arts Council Artist Advancement Award, and Poets and Writers Literary Forum Presidential Award for the creation and production of Navigating the Maze, an international teen poetry book. Besides being publisher and editor of Adonis Designs Press, a small poetry and nonfiction book publisher, she is calendar editor/editorial assistant at Illinois Times where she has a blog called Poetry, Etc.

Refreshments and tours of the Lindsay Home will follow. Seating is limited. The Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site is the birthplace and longtime residence of poet, author and artist Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, 1879-1931. It is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for free public tours.

Sponsored by Vachel Lindsay Association and the Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site, operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
Info: 217-524-0901

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