Poet outreach

poetry 2014Noted poet Diana Raptosh, who holds the Eyck-Berringer Endowed chair in English at The College of Idaho, was on campus last month and met with 150 students from Youngstown Early College as part of the YSU Poetry Center Outreach Program. In all, Raptosh conducted workshops with more than 500 students at East High, Choffin, Early College and the Prison Program. She also gave a public reading in Kilcawley Center and made a presentation at Park Vista retirement center in celebration of the Poetry Center’s second Little Free Library installation.