Poet Anis Mojgani to speak at Clark College on February 13

For Immediate Release
February 1, 2024

Oregon Poet Laureate to speak at Columbia Writers Series

A headshot of Poet Anis Mojgani

VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Clark College Columbia Writers Series welcomes Anis Mojgani, Poet Laureate of Oregon. This event, which is free and open to the public, will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13 in the Penguin Union Building (PUB) room 258 A-B on Clark College's main campus, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver.

Anis Mojgani is the tenth Poet Laureate of Oregon. He is a national and international poetry slam champion. His work has appeared on HBO, NPR, and in The New York Times. He is the author of six books of poetry, the opera libretto Sanctuaries, a forthcoming children's picture book and his latest collection, The Tigers, They Let Me.

Originally from New Orleans, Mojgani lives in Portland, Ore. where he serves on the board of Literary Arts. He can be found making art in his studio and occasionally reading poems from out its window at sunset to others.

Learn more about Mojgani

The Columbia Writers Series was launched at Clark College in 1988, bringing local, national and international authors to the college and the region. Learn more about it on the Columbia Writers Series webpage.

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This event is held on Clark College’s main campus at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way. Directions and maps are available online.

Clark College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Learn more at www.clark.edu/nds. If you need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Clark College’s Human Resources Office.

About Clark College

Founded in 1933 and celebrating its 90th year, Clark College provides residents of Southwest Washington with affordable, high-quality academic and technical education. It is a public community college offering more than 100 degree and certificate programs, including bachelor’s and associate degrees; professional certificates; high school diplomas and GED preparation; and non-credit community and continuing education. Clark serves a wide range of students including high school students, displaced workers, veterans, parents, non-native English speakers, and mature learners. Approximately three-quarters of its students are in the first generation of their families to attend college.


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Susan Parrish, Clark College Communications & Marketing
T: 360-992-2921 E: sjparrish@clark.edu