An Evening with Jaki Shelton Green
Thursday, May 23, 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Centennial Station Arts Center
121 South Centennial Street
High Point, NC 27260
The High Point Arts Council is honored to welcome North Carolina’s newest Poet Laureate, Jaki Shelton Green for a special reading and poetry discussion. Open to all ages and seating will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
A native of North Carolina, Jaki Shelton Green is a poet, teacher, arts advocate, and recently appointed Poet Laureate of the state. Ms. Green is the first African-American and third woman to serve as the Poet Laureate of North Carolina. In addition to Ms. Green’s recently received high honor, she has also been inducted into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. As a creativity coach, Ms. Green facilitates workshops all across the United States and abroad as well. Ms. Green also teaches Documentary Poetry at Duke University’s Center for Documentary studies. In all, Ms. Green has published eight books of poetry, co-edited two anthologies, and also written one play.
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