Home » Poet Richard Blanco: “How to Love a Country”
Richard Blanco reads from his recent poetry collection ”How to Love a Country,” as well as other poems that explore immigration, gun violence, racism, the LGBTQ experience, and more.
The poems Richard reads and discusses include:
– One Today
– Mother Country
– My Father in English
– Rio Grande
– Until We Could
– Easy Lynching
– America the Beautiful Again
Thanks to Crossroads Academy, Husky Injection Molding Systems, Leonine Public Affairs, and the Northshire Bookstore for helping to underwrite these digital-only events! And thanks as well to our other First Wednesdays sponsors and hosts, including the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. And thanks to Bear Pond Books for joining us in this event.
This video is no longer available. As per our agreement with Richard Blanco, we removed the video of his talk in early May 2020.
Vermont Humanities***April 3, 2020
Poet Sarah Audsley joined us at the Taconic Mountains Ramble State Park for Words in the Woods.
Humanities Camps are filled with reading and writing projects, field trips, and outdoor activities.
We won a 2020 Schwartz Prize for best public humanities programming in the U.S. for Vermont Reads 2019: “March: Book One.”
We supported Historic New England’s “More than a Market” project that explored the experiences of new Americans through food markets.
Our free public events help bring the power of the humanities to communities across Vermont.