LBCC Hosts Poet, Playwright Darrel Holnes

Poet, producer and playwright Darrel Alejandro Holnes will give a reading at Noon Wednesday, April 16 at Linn-Benton Community College’s Forum building, room F-104, 6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany.

An award-winning poet and playwright from Panama City, Panama, Holnes holds degrees in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan and the University of Houston.

Holnes’ poems have been featured in Callaloo, Journal of African Diaspora, Occupy Wall Street Poetry Anthology, The Paris-American, The Prague Review, The Queer South, and other prestigious journals and presses.

A writer, educator and activist, Holnes is the recipient of scholarships to Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Cave Canem, CantoMundo and the VCFA Postgraduate Writer’s Conference.

This event is free and open to the public, and sponsored by LBCC’s Gay-Straight Alliance, Diversity Achievement Center, and Council of Clubs, with a grant from LBCC’s English Endowment Fund.


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