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Sagebrush to Sandstone: April Poetry Walk with Jesse James Ziegler

April 10 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm

Celebrate National Poetry Month at Crissie Caughlin Park with City of Reno Poet Laureate Jesse James Ziegler! Reflect on the blooming spring as Jesse shares poems and leads you to write your own. This event is open to people of all ages and all levels of experience.

Copies of Sagebrush to Sandstone will be provided to all participants, as well as pencils and paper.

There will be 10-15 minute stops throughout where people can sit in the grass and a 40 minute write-and-share at tables and benches in the park. Bathrooms are also located on site.

Space for this event is limited and registration in advance is required. Link to sign up is right below.

Jesse James Ziegler is currently serving as Poet Laureate for the City of Reno. He is the creator and manager of Monday Night Poetry and vice president for Spoken Views Collective. He is a member of the Sierra Literary Cooperative and the Spoken Word/Poetry contributor to Reno Arts News. He runs a twice monthly all ages poetry group/open mic True Colors in collaboration with Our Center. He was the first ever Poet in Residence for the Bruka Theatre and held that position for three consecutive seasons. His first collection of poetry, FIVE (2019), was published and brought to life through their annual new Works Festival.


Nevada Humanities


Crissie Caughlin Park
3415 Idlewild Drive
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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