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Sheila Packa – Poetry Reading & Book Release Celebration

November 9, 2022 @ 4:30 pm

Join us Tuesday, November 9, for a poetry reading and book release celebration with poet and writer, Sheila Packa.

Date: November 9
Time: 4:30pm (meet & greet); 5:00pm (reading)
Location: FDLTCC Library or Zoom

Sheila Packa is a poet and writer. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College and has taught creative writing and composition at Lake Superior College. She leads poetry and creative writing workshops in community settings and often performs her work in music and media installations with her creative partner Kathy McTavish. She received a 2020 MSAB Arts Initiative Award for Poetry, a fellowship from the Finlandia Foundation in 2016, two Loft McKnight Awards (in poetry and in prose) a Loft Mentor Award, and fellowships and grants from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council. She has four books of poetry and edited the book Migrations, an anthology of Lake Superior writers. She served as Duluth’s Poet Laureate in 2010-2012.


November 9, 2022
4:30 pm


Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
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