Central Lakes College opens Poetry Program

Central Lakes College in Brainerd will kick-off its 8th year of “Verse Like Water” poetry programming with Iranian-American Poet Kaveh Akbar on Friday, October 25th in the Chalberg Theater on the Brainerd Campus. 

Akbar, a professor at Purdue University and in the local residency MFA programs at Randolph College and Warren Wilson, visits CLC starting at noon on the 25th. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Paris Review, The Guardian, American Poetry Review, PBS NewsHour and elsewhere.

Verse Like Water is free and open to the public. Akbar will be at the Chalberg Theater beginning at noon on Friday, October 25th.