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Ashe County’s On The Same Page Literary Festival will feature Poet Laureate of the United States Tracy K. Smith at the Ashe County Civic Center on April 1st at 7:30 p.m.

Smith was appointed the 22nd United States Poet Laureate in 2017. She is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir “Ordinary Light” and three books of poetry.

At the festival, Smith will read her poetry and answer questions. She will also sign books and have a meet and greet after her presentation.

The event is free and open to the public.

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