State Poet Laureate at Shoalwater Bay Library Jan. 14

Tod Marshall PhD. – Washington State Poet Laureate

Tod Marshall PhD. – Washington State Poet Laureate

Gonzaga professor, award-winning poet and Washington State Poet Laureate, Tod Marshall, will offer a free poetry/writing workshop at the Shoalwater Bay Tribal Community Library this Saturday, Jan. 14, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Would you like to write some poetry? How about listening to some? Come listen and learn.

Marshall was born in Buffalo and grew up in Wichita, Kan. He studied English and philosophy at Siena Heights University, earned an MFA from Eastern Washington University, and graduated with his PhD from the University of Kansas.

He lives in Spokane and teaches at Gonzaga University, where he is the Robert K. and Ann J. Powers professor Chair of the Humanities.