Poet Laureate Appearances

Poet Laureate collage

Date Event Description Location Links
International Civil Rights Center and Museum

Poetry reading
Time: 6:30 p.m.
International Civil Rights Center and Museum
 

International Civil Rights Center and Museum
134 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Thursday, November 14, 2019 Gaston County Public Library

Poetry Reading
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Gaston County Public Library

Gaston County Public Library
1555 E Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28054
Saturday, November 16, 2019 Emmanuel Baptist Church

Speaker
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Emmanuel Baptist Church
 

Emmanuel Baptist Church
1075 Shalimar Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27107

Sunday, November 17, 2019 Quail Ridge Books

“A Year of Reading James Baldwin” Facilitator
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Quail Ridge Books

Quail Ridge Books
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27609
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Flyleaf Books

Readings and conversation on race and family history with Pastor Andrew Troutman
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Flyleaf Books

Flyleaf Books
752 M.L.K. Jr Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Thursday, November 21, 2019 Barnard College

Africana Studies Deptartment Lewis-Ezekoye Distinguished Lecture Speaker, “The Poet as Documentarian, Historian, Agitator”
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Barnard College

Barnard College
Diana Center Event Oval
3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Saturday, November 23, 2019 High Point Public Library

Poetry Reading
Time: 11:00 a.m.
High Point Public Library

High Point Public Library
901 North Main Street
High Point, NC 27262
Monday, November 25, 2019 Flyleaf Books

Reading and Q&A as part of “Voice Rising” reading series
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Flyleaf Books

Flyleaf Books
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Saturday, November 30, 2019 Hickory Museum of Art

Poetry reading and response in the How Creativity Happens exhibition space
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Hickory Museum of Art

Hickory Museum of Art
243 3rd Ave NE
Hickory, NC 28601
Sunday, December 8, 2019 New Bern Civic Theatre

Community Forum with Jaki Shelton Green
Time: 3:00 p.m.
New Bern Civic Theatre
Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance to ensure seating.

New Bern Civic Theatre
414 Pollock St., New Bern, NC 28560
Saturday, January 11, 2020 The Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities

SistaWRITE Poetry Roundtable
NC Poetry Society
Time: 10:00 a.m.
The Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities

The Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities
555 East Connecticut Avenue
Southern Pines, NC 28387
Monday, January 13, 2020 Carolina Friends School

Artist Residency
(Private Event)
 

Carolina Friends School
4809 Friends School Road
Durham, NC 27705
Monday, January 20, 2020 North Orange NAACP

Special recognition
Northern Orange NAACP
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Mount Bright Baptist Church

 

Mount Bright Baptist Church
211 West Union Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Saturday, January 25, 2020 Concord Public Library

Poetry reading
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Concord Public Library

 

Concord Public Library
27 Union St N,
Concord, NC 28025
Monday, January 27, 2020 Pembroke University

Reading
UC Lounge, UNCP
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Pembroke University

 

UC Lounge, UNCP
Pembroke University
1 University Drive
Pembroke, NC 28372-1510
Thursday, January 30, 2020 Reading Connections

Poetry Reading
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Reading Connections

Reading Connections
122 North Elm Street, Suite 920
Greensboro, NC 27401