“An Evening with the North Carolina Poet Laureate”
Chatham Community Library will commemorate National Poetry Month in April with a virtual presentation by NC 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. Jaki, 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.
To register for this event and to receive virtual meeting instructions, individuals may contact Chatham Community Library Branch Manager Rita Van Duinen at email@example.com.