Richard Blanco at the Monhegan Memorial Library

We had an amazing time with Richard Blanco on July 9th!  He gave a powerful and moving two-part program, leaving us feeling inspired for many days to come. Thank you Richard Blanco for visiting our Library, and island! We only hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. 

 

 Richard Blanco's first event of the day was a Question and Answer Session for writers


Richard Blanco’s first event of the day was a Question and Answer Session for writers

A lively conversation ensued

A lively conversation ensued

 Richard Blanco telling the story of his journey to writing and the White House with stirring insight, and plenty of humor too!


Richard Blanco telling the story of his journey to writing and the White House with stirring insight, and plenty of humor too!

Inspecting the Library's poetry collection

Inspecting the Library’s poetry collection

Signing books and chatting with the audience after the reading!

Signing books and chatting with the audience after the reading

Stories, inspiration and good feelings flowed at the reception after the reading

Stories, inspiration and good feelings flowed at the reception after the reading

 

All photographs courtesy of Laurie Day Photography

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