National Endowment for the Arts BIG READ:



NOV., 2021


10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Tampa Bay History Center
801 Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602

National Endowment of the Art

Celebrate the power of poetry and the importance of cultural heritage at the 2021 NEA Big Read for Joy Harjo’s “An American Sunrise” (2019). Participants are invited to the History Center to listen to an address by Tampa’s first Wordsmith, local writer and educator, Gianna Russo, and receive a free book (available on a first-come, first-served basis).

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Presented in cooperation with the Friends of the Library of Tampa-Hillsborough County, Inc. Please visit for more events and information.