Friday, April 19 at 6pm
Forks Branch Library

Saturday, April 20 at 1pm
Sequim Branch Library

Humanities Washington Speaker, poet, and performer Judith Adams explores poetry’s restorative powers by reciting and exploring poems that help us understand grief, fear, sadness, loss, and much more.

Judith Adams shares her love of poetry with her audience and encourages audience members to participate as well. Adams invites the audience to share poems that have deeply touched their lives and discusses how writing poetry can be a potent medicine for us all.

Judith Adams is an English-born poet who has lived in the United States since 1976. Adams has published four books of poetry, conducted poetry workshops, recorded several albums of her work, and published her poems in magazines and anthologies. Adams has held readings at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the Frye Art Museum, and Third Place Books.

Humanities Washington sparks conversation and critical thinking using story as a catalyst, nurturing thoughtful and engaged communities across the state. Speakers Bureau is one of Humanities Washington’s oldest and most popular programs. A roster of 34 cultural experts and scholars provides low-cost, high-quality public presentations across the state, encouraging audiences to think, learn and engage in conversation. For more about Speakers Bureau, visit

This program is generously funded by Friends of the Library groups.