Poetry Under the Stars

Tue, Jul 16, 2024
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Los Alamos Nature Center
2600 Canyon Road , Los Alamos , NM  87544

Admission: $10 


Prepare for an evening of wonder with New Mexico Poet Laureate Lauren Camp! Join us for an enchanting blend of poetry and a captivating planetarium show, featuring a stunning visual display of planets, stars, and celestial marvels. Lauren will be reading from her latest book, In Old Sky, inspired by her time as Astronomer-in-Residence at Grand Canyon National Park. 

Following the poetic journey and the mesmerizing star show, participants will have the chance to contribute to the New Mexico Epic Poem Project, adding your voice to this unique community endeavor. 

This event is part of the series offered by PEEC to celebrate ScienceFest 2024, powered by Los Alamos Mainstreet. Tickets are limited, so we recommend securing yours in advance for this unique event. 

Admission: $10 

About the Presenter:

Lauren Camp serves as New Mexico Poet Laureate. She is the author of eight books of poetry, most recently In Old Sky (Grand Canyon Conservancy, 2024). A former Astronomer-in-Residence at Grand Canyon National Park, Camp is a recipient of the Dorset Prize, finalist commendations for the Arab American Book Award and Adrienne Rich Award, and fellowships from the Academy of American Poets and Black Earth Institute. Her poems have been translated into Mandarin, Turkish, Spanish, French, and Arabic.  www.laurencamp.com 




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