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An Evening with the North Carolina Poet Laureate

April 24 @ 6:00 pm

Free

Join us for a virtual presentation by the North Carolina Poet Laureate, Jaki Shelton Green.

Jaki Shelton Green is the first African American and third woman to be appointed as the North Carolina Poet Laureate. She is a 2019 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow, 2014 NC Literary Hall of Fame Inductee, 2009 NC Piedmont Laureate appointee, and 2003 recipient of the North Carolina Award for Literature. Green, a professor of Documentary Poetry at Duke University Center for Documentary Studies, has been named the 2021 Frank B. Hanes Writer in Residence at UNC Chapel Hill.

Owner of SistaWRITE, Green also provides retreats for women writers in Sedona, Arizona; Martha’s Vineyard; Ocracoke, North Carolina; Northern Morocco; and Tullamore, Ireland.

To receive the meeting link & info, please email rita.vanduinen@chathamlibraries.org

Details

Date:
April 24
Time:
6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Zoom

Organizer

Chatham County Public Libraries
Phone:
919.545.8084
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