Poetry Day

Evelyn Klein
Saturday, May 20, 2023 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Washburn Library, 5244 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419

Evelyn D. Klein will read from her new book Fear and Promise, Remembering the Year 2020. She will discuss the notion of poet as historian, bringing in famous poets of the past. The book is a chrocicle of the year's events that impacted people's lives, yet despite the challenges, as she points out, it also moved us forward in unexpected and positive ways.

Evelyn Klein has a B.S. in Secondary Education and an M.S. in the Teaching of English. She taught in the public schools, at Century College, and the Loft. She is an essayist and prize-winning poet, published in numerous publications, and author of four books variously of poetry, essays, and illustrations. Three of her books are already in the Minnesota Historical Society’s library collection. Klein is an independent scholar and was editor of MISF’s The Minnesota Scholar. www.evelynkleinauthor.com