Poet Gary Lilley, who has been in-residence in the Port Townsend schools since January 16, will capstone his visit with a public reading at the Joseph F. Wheeler Theater on Saturday, January 31, at 7 pm.
Lilley, a Copper Canyon Press poet, is the author of four books: Black Poem, Alpha Zulu, The Reprehensibles, and The Subsequent Blues.
Lilley has been a poet-in-residence at WritersCorps, Young Chicago Authors, and The Poetry Center of Chicago, and received the DC Commission on the Arts Fellowship for Poetry. He teaches Creative Writing at Warren Wilson College.
The reading is free.