A Not-to-Miss Poetry Reading will be held during the Virginia Festival of the Book. Readings by Sara Robinson and Hiram Larew at the 2nd Act Books, 214 East Main Street (on the Downtown Mall) in Charlottesville, VA.
Sara Robinson is a favorite poet in Central Virginia and beyond. Her latest poetry collection, Simple River (2020), followed her poetry book, Needville (based on effects of coal mining in SW Virginia), which also debuted as a play the same year. Other topics have included her beloved hometown. https://www.saramrobinson.com/
Hiram Larew grew up in Charlottesville and lives in Maryland. He is a notable Poet of Excellence. His most recent collection, Mud Ajar, was published in 2021 by Atmosphere Press. He is the author of four poetry books and is the founder of Poetry X Hunger Initiative. https://www.HiramLarewPoetry.com