Let Utah Read: Read-In

January 25, 2023 @ 3:00 pm 6:00 pm

Join the Let Utah Read coalition for a powerful read-in event supporting the rights of Utahns to read freely at the Utah Capitol on Wednesday, January 25th, from 3-6 pm.

Attendees can participate in this literary celebration featuring speeches from bestselling authors Erika L. Sanchéz and Shannon Hale, Utah Poet Laureate Lisa Bickmore, Tanner Humanities Center Director Erika George, and poet and literature professor Kimberly Johnson. These esteemed speakers will share their insights on the power of literature and the importance of protecting our First Amendment rights. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own book to read during the event or borrow one from our affiliate partners. Don't miss this opportunity to stand up for your right to read and hear from influential voices in literature today.