Angie Trudell Vasquez Reads at Room will take place at A Room of One’s Own Bookstore, 315 W. Gorham St. on Thursday, Feb. 6, 6-7:30 p.m.

Angie Trudell Vasquez, Madison’s new Poet Laureate, earned her MFA in creative writing with a concentration in poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her work has been published in Taos Journal of Poetry, Yellow Medicine Review, Raven Chronicles, Return to the Gathering Place of the Waters, and Cloudthroat among other journals and anthologies. She has a page and poems from her first two books on the Poetry Foundation’s website, and was a Ruth Lilly fellow as an undergraduate at Drake University. She has new work forthcoming from RED INK: International Journal of Indigenous Literature, Arts & Humanities.