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Inaugural Poet Laureate Reading: Jack Bedell

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Louisiana Humanities Center

938 Lafayette Street

New Orleans, Louisiana 70113

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On Thursday, Oct. 26, Jack Bedell will give his inaugural reading has Louisiana's new poet laureate. The event takes place at 6pm at the Louisiana Humanities Center in New Orleans. Admission is free. The LHC is located at 938 Lafayette Street.

Upon review of recommendations from a panel formed by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities,
Governor John Bel Edwards selected Dr. Bedell to serve as poet laureate from 2017 to 2019. Bedell replaces outgoing poet laureate Dr. Peter Cooley.

Visit leh.org to learn how you can bring the poet laureate to your community.
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