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November 2019

Writer in residence, Lillian E. Smith Center

November 11 - November 23
Lillian E. Smith Writers Retreat and Education Center, Piedmont College, P.O. Box 10, 1021 Central Avenue
Demorest, GA 30535 United States

Looking forward to a gift of time and space this November at a very special artists' retreat where I will continue work on my story of family, identity and survival. I will be in residence right after having spent a long weekend with my wonderful big family! I hope to honor the memory of the center's founder, and repay those who have invited me to write here, by making fresh discoveries in the work I have before me. from the…

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March 2020

AWP Conference Panel with State Poets Laureate of Color

March 5, 2020 @ 3:20 pm - 4:30 pm
Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room Level, Rm214A
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Washington poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna Oregon poet laureate Elizabeth Woody Carmen Tafolla, inaugural poet laureate of San Antonio Local Arts Advocacy in 2020 and Beyond! I will join award-winning writers Claudia Castro Luna , Carmen Tafolla and Elizabeth Woody on a panel at AWP 2020 to talk about poetry and civic engagement. State poets laureate attempt to bring poetry into the town hall, so to speak, across their communities. Why get people involved with poetry? The hope is that…

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