Poetry Celebration With Renowned Poet Jon Sands

Friday April 12, 2013: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Brooklyn-based poet Jon Sands, known for his electrifying readings, joins Ann Arbor's own nationally-renowned poet and beloved teacher, Jeff Kass and several local talented teens for a special evening of powerful poetry readings to celebrate National Poetry Month!

Jon Sands is Director of Poetry Education at the Positive Health Project, an adjunct professor at City Univ. of New York, and is a Youth Mentor with Urban Word-NYC. He has represented NYC multiple times at the National Poetry Slam, and tours nationally and internationally.

Ann Arbor's own Jeff Kass, author of "Knuckleheads," is a teacher at both Pioneer High School and Eastern Michigan University. A nationally-known poet he is also the creative arts director at the Neutral Zone.

This event is for adults and teens (grade 9 and up).