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Poems everywhere

The Cap Times | April 2018 | Madison poet laureate Oscar Mireles is teaming up with the Madison Public Library to bring an unprecedented number of verse-related events to the city this... read more →

Share the Word

Madison Public Library | April 2017 | Share the Word is a gathering of Madison-area poets, writers, spoken word performers, hip hop artists, and storytellers that will bring the Madison writing... read more →

Library Takeover

Madison Public Library | 2017 | Three ideas have been picked for participation in the Madison Public Library’s first Library Takeover program. Library Takeover is designed to encourage the community... read more →

A Q&A with Oscar Mireles

by Maggie Ginsberg | Madison Magazine | Nov 14, 2016 | Describe yourself in one sentence Eternally jovial, encouraging nurturer, unrepentant lover of life. What are you currently working on?... read more →

Bus Poetry

Isthmus | June 2, 2016 | On May 24, Madison’s poet laureate, Oscar Mireles, announced the winners of the Madison Metro Bus Lines Poetry Project. Mireles chose a final 24... read more →

Poet of the people

by Michael Popke | Isthmus | Jan 28, 2016 Educator and author Oscar Mireles assumes the mantle of poet laureate If you see poems etched into the sidewalks along Williamson... read more →