Left Bank Books welcomes former Laureate of St. Louis Michal Castro, who will read from his collection of new and selected works of poetry, “We Need to Talk”!
Michael Castro was the inaugural Poet Laureate of St. Louis. He has published six book of poems, essays and translations and has appeared in in more than 100 magazines and numerous anthologies. In 1975 Castro co-founded the literary organization River Styx and pioneered the poetry radio shows River Styx Poets Radio Show, Ars Poetica and Poetry Beat. In 2000 he was presented with The Guardian Angel of St. Louis Poetry Award by River Styx and The Warrior Poet Award in 2005 by Word In Motion.
This event was re-scheduled from his April 23rd reading with Walter Bargen.