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Dragonfly Poetry Reading & Gallery Walk

June 22, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We’re celebrating 10 years of Dragonfly!


Join us for the 10-year anniversary celebration of the Dragonfly Arts Magazine! At this Dragonfly Poetry Reading and Gallery Walk we celebrate the publishing of the 2023 Dragonfly Arts Magazine by bringing in incredible artists, poets and musicians for a night of art and joy!

This year, we are celbrating our favorite artists and poets fromthe last ten years, bringing in musicians, and of course celebrating the 2023 visual and language arts artists with a poetry reading and gallery walk. All of our incredible artists offer reflections on life, love, trauma, justice, renewal, and hope. This FREE in-person evening provides a dynamic opportunity to experience the power of words and the vital role that the arts provide in promoting healing, awareness, and change.

Who is eligible to read their work?

Poets who have been published in any issue of the Dragonfly Arts Magazine are eligible to read at the event. Register to read or RSVP your attendance by emailing mcarey@hopeworksofhc.org. Please indicate your name, title, and the year it was published in Dragonfly.

Open Mic

If time permits, the general public may have the opportunity to read as part of a poetry open mic following the Dragonfly Poetry Reading and Gallery Walk. Sign-up for the open mic will be at the time of the event. Work must be related to the magazine’s themes of relationships, love, self-esteem, trauma, social justice, hope, or the process of self-renewal.

Please be advised that some material may be unsettling or disturbing in nature.

Dragonfly Arts Magazine is made possible by the Howard County Arts Council through a grant from the Howard County Government.


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MC Carey


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Columbia, MD 21046 United States
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