Poetry nights are returning to Auburn. Drop-in for the new and free Poetry Nights at the Postmark as we begin to host a poetry reading series on the first Wednesday of each month. Bring a poem for the open mic!
This month’s event features poet Mateo Acuña, Auburn’s 2024 – 2026 Poet Laureate Mateo Acuña (he/him) is a gay, transgender Peruvian-American poet, activist, and visual artist. Born and raised in Auburn, he went to Auburn public schools from K-12 and is currently an undergraduate majoring in Visual Arts and English with a Creative Writing concentration. He writes about intersectional identity, and his love for nature, and advocates for social and environmental justice in his works. In addition to poetry, he also writes fiction and creative nonfiction and hopes to write a memoir in the future.