Category Archive: Events

Oct 09

Join Our New Poetry Book Club

MoSt is pleased to announce the start of our Poetry Book Club! Starting in January 2018, we’ll meet four times a year and discuss a different book of poetry each time. Our first meeting will be on Wednesday, January 17 from 6:30 to 7:30 at the downtown library and our featured book will be LOOK …

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Aug 04

Check Out Our 2017 Annual Gala Photos

Thanks to the wonderful work of Justin Souza and Photos Just So, we’ve got a beautiful selection of pictures from our fourth annual gala earlier this year: poets, musicians, supporters, artwork from the silent auction, food and drink, and, of course, POETRY. Click here to take a look!

Jul 12

Don’t Miss CA Poet Laureate Dana Gioia This Friday

MoSt is excited to announce that California Poet Laureate, Dana Gioia, will be at the Carnegie Arts Center  in Turlock for a reading and conversation.  This event is free and open to all, so please join us for a wonderful evening of poetry. For more information, please see the event page on our calendar!

Jun 21

2017 Summer/Fall Poetry Workshops

Join us for some outstanding summer poetry workshops at the Downtown Modesto Library! All workshops are FREE TO THE PUBLIC with materials and inspiration provided. Sponsored by Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center and the Stanislaus County Library, these poetry workshops cover a wide range of topics and feature MoSt Board members sharing their writing wisdom with the …

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Apr 25

Congratulations to Stanislaus County Youth Poets!

This year, MoSt Poetry was thrilled to be involved again at the local level in the national youth poetry recitation competition Poetry Out Loud. MoSt board members put in hours of volunteer work at local high schools, making presentations and mentoring competitors, and the hard work of students and board members alike paid off–our Stanislaus …

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