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Poets Read

Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Join us for Poets Read, a gathering of poets and poetry lovers. Our guest poets will read their poems and share the inspiration behind their works.

Open Mic – 6:30 – 7:00

Here’s your chance to share your own poetry! Sign the open mic sheet as soon as you arrive Tuesday night.
Featured Poets

Tina Mozelle Braziel won the 2017 Philip Prize for Poetry for her book Known by Salt. Her chapbook is Rooted by Thirst. She has been awarded an Alabama State Council on the Arts fellowship and an artist residency at Hot Springs National Park.

Ashley Jones is the author of Magic City Gospel (2017) and dark / / thing (2019). Among her awards are the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award, a Literature Fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts, and the Lucille Clifton Legacy Award. She teaches at the Alabama School of Fine Arts and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and she is the founding director of the Magic City Poetry Festival in Birmingham, AL.

Christine Swint’s first poetry collection is Swimming This (2015). She holds degrees in English and Spanish from the University of Georgia, a master’s in Spanish from Middlebury College, and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Georgia State University. A former high school Spanish instructor, she currently teaches English part time and writes about pilgrimage and poetry at Balanced on the Edge, https://balancedonedge.blog.

Poets Read is sponsored by the Cobb Library Foundation.

Poets Read

Details

Date:
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Organizer

Sindee Wooley
Phone:
770-528-2320

Venue

Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center
2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Website:
http://www.cobbcat.org/news-updates/sewellmilllibrary/