Meet-a-Poet

April 2024

Books & Books Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Meet-a-Poet
Presented in partnership with Books & Books

In celebration of National Poetry Month, South Florida-based poets are available to the public at Books & Books Coral Gables throughout the month of April for two alternating micro-residency engagements:

(1) Check out a Poet, modeled on the Human Library, wherein members of the general public are invited to spend 15 minutes of one-on-one time with a local poet—hear them read, ask them questions, and develop their own poems under the guidance of a professional.

(2) Poems to Order, where poets in residence produce original poems on the spot for bookstore patrons upon request.

You'll meet O, Miami Ambassadors Lissa Batista and Rani Ruado who can share more about National Poetry Month!

  • Tuesday, April 2nd | 6:30-8:30 pm with Poet Darius Daughtry
  • Saturday, April 6th | 3-5 pm with Poet Arnaldo Khalaf
  • Sunday, April 7th | 3-5 pm with Poet Mary Block
  • Tuesday, April 9th | 6:30-8:30 pm with Poet Mary Block
  • Saturday, April 13th | 3-5 pm with Poet Dana Wahab
  • Sunday, April 14th | 3-5 pm with Poet Anthony Torres
  • Tuesday, April 16th | 6:30-8:30 pm with Poet Catherine Prescott
  • Saturday, April 20th | 3-5 pm with Poet Micah Marie Johnson
  • Sunday, April 21st | 3-5 pm with Poet Arnaldo Khalaf
  • Tuesday, April 23rd | 6:30-8:30 pm with Poet Caridad Moro-Gronlier
  • Saturday, April 27th | 3-5 pm with Poet Clayre Benzadón
  • Sunday, April 28th | 3-5 pm with Poet Francess Dunbar
  • Tuesday, April 30th | 6:30-8:30 pm with Poet Jen Karetnick
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