Republican Journal advances Hutchinson Center talk by poet Richard Blanco

Republican Journal reported internationally acclaimed poet Richard Blanco will give a free talk and reading at 5:30 p.m. June 8 at the University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center in Belfast. Blanco also will be available to sign copies of his books, including his latest, “How to Love a Country,” according to the article. In 2013, President Barack Obama selected Blanco to serve as the fifth presidential inaugural poet when he read his poem, “One Today,” the article states. The event is free and open to the public.