Showcasing the Arts

 

Kentucky Poet Laureate
Frederick Smock: Schedule


Frederick Smock
Kentucky Poet Laureate
2017 — 2018

“In my teaching, I like to bring poetry to everyone. I imagine that will color some of what I do as poet laureate.” — Frederick Smock, Kentucky Poet Laureate

To request a reading or other activity, email the poet laureate at fsmock@bellarmine.edu. Include "Poet Laureate Request" in the subject line.

The Kentucky Humanities Council, through its Speakers Bureau, offers a reduced fee to book the Kentucky Poet Laureate for groups (minimum 25 adults). For more information and to apply, go to https://www.kyhumanities.org/speakersintroduction.html.

Fred Smock
© Photo by Olga-Maria Cruz

 

 


 

May 15



July 11



Aug. 2



Aug. 19
10 a.m.-noon



August 26
6 p.m.




Sept. 14



Oct. (TBA)



Oct. 15



Oct. 21



Oct. 28




Nov. 5




Nov. (TBA)



Nov. (TBA)


Interview, WUKY 91.3
Lexington


Interview, WFPL 89.3, radio interview
Louisville


Reading and talk, Baptist Milestone Wellness Center
Louisville (private)


Paul Sawyier Public Library’s Gathering of Authors
Woman’s Club of Frankfort
Frankfort


Reading in conjunction with Image & Word: A Text-based Art Exhibition
Kaviar Forge and Gallery
1718 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville


Keynote Speaker, Louisville Literary Arts (LLA) fundraiser
Louisville


Reading, Scott County Library
Georgetown


Reading and workshop, Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green


Reading, Writers Block Festival
Louisville


Reading of a Commissioned Poem, Bellarmine University
President’s Inauguration
Louisville


Reading, St. Matthews Episcopal Church
Louisville
(private event)


Reading, InKY Reading Series
Louisville


Reading, Georgetown College
Georgetown

 

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