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Fall Poetry Pop Up

October 23, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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The McGillicuddy Humanities Center is sponsoring a Fall Poetry Pop Up on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 1:30 p.m.

The open-mic poetry reading will be held outdoors at the Orono Village Green amphitheater, located behind the Orono Public Library at 39 Pine Street. The event, which is free and open to the public, welcomes poets of all ages to share their work. Hot apple cider and other fall refreshments will be served.

Poets are asked to keep their readings to five minutes in length maximum to make sure that everyone interested in reading has time to do so. If additional time is available at the end, poets will be allowed to read additional material.

While poets can sign up to read on the spot, advance confirmation is always appreciated at  We ask that poets consider a public library audience when selecting which poems to read.


October 23, 2021
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center
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