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Spokane Poet Laureate Mark Anderson Brings Poetry to the Podium


Spokane Poet Laureate Mark Anderson is helping local poets bring their words to the City Council his new "Poetry at the Podium" initiative invites a poet to open each Spokane City Council Meeting in 2019. 

Interested poets are encouraged to apply at

Chris Maccini previously worked at SPR as Morning Edition host and producing arts and special programming such as The Bookshelf, Poetry Moment, Northwest Arts Review, special features and more.