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Heavy Lifting will be part of the exhibit Selections: Rydell Visual Arts Fellows 2006-2021 at the M.K. Contemporary Art Gallery in Santa Cruz, California. The exhibition runs from Saturday, January 27, 2024 through Sunday, March 24, 2024.

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California Youth Poets Laureate Virtual Reading

May 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Youth Poets Laureate Event

The National Youth Poet Laureate Program is hosting a reading of all California-based Youth Poet Laureates on Wednesday, May 18, 6pm – on Zoom. They are inviting current as well as last year’s Youth Poets Laureate to perform 1-2 poems. The California Youth Poets Laureate (the program is only two years old); the reading includes our Mendocino County Youth Poet Laureate Sidney Regelbrugge. The National YPL program is sponsored by Urban Word and the National Youth Poet Laureate Program, as well as state partners California Poets in the Schools & Bill Graham Presents, and county partners Mendocino County Office of Education and the Arts Council of Mendocino County.

Here is the final lineup—which is incredible:

Ella Wen, Sonoma County Youth Poet Laureate
Zoya Ahmed, 2020-2021 Sonoma County Youth Poet Laureate
Zoe Dorado, Alameda County Youth Poet Laureate
Anna Yang, Santa Clara Youth Poet Laureate
Genesis Perez, Ventura County Youth Poet Laureate
Madeleine Hur , 2021-22 Daly City Youth Poet Laureate
Chloe Chou , 2022-23 Daly City Youth Poet Laureate
Tina Mai, Orange County Poet Laureate
Sidney Regelbrugge, Mendocino County Youth Poet Laureate
Adriana Avalos, Richmond Youth Poet Laureate
Madeline Miller, Santa Barbara Youth Poet Laureate

Kundai Chikowero, Santa Barbara County Youth Poet Laureate Ambassador

To register to receive a Zoom invite, go to


May 18, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


National Youth Poet Laureate Program
Beyond Baroque


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