Poet Laureate Appearances

Poet Laureate collage

DATE / TIME EVENT DESCRIPTION LOCATION LINKS
Saturday
February 1, 2020
3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Discussion facilitator
A Year of Reading James Baldwin with Jaki Shelton Green:
If Beale Street Could Talk
Quail Ridge Books
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27609
 
Friday
February 7, 2020
Residency with students Waldorf Emerson School
6211 New Jericho Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
 
Wednesday
February 12, 2020
  Siler City Elementary School  
Saturday
February 15, 2020
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Building Our Human Museum”workshop White Memorial Baptist Church
1704 Oberlin Road
Raleigh, NC 27608
Website
Tuesday
February 18, 2020
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Reuben Brown House Preservation Society presents
An Evening with The NC Poet Laureate
Southeastern Community College Auditorium
4564 Chadbourn Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472
(910) 770-1078
 
Thursday
February 20, 2020
6:30 p.m.
Reading Charles Mack Citizen Center
215 North Main Street
Mooresville NC 28115
(704) 663-3800
Website
Saturday
February 22, 2020
Speaker Poetry Out Loud state finals
Triad Stage
232 S Elm St.
Greensboro NC 27401
Website
Friday
February 28, 2020
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Poetry reading
Black History Month Celebration
Carrboro Century Center
100 N. Greensboro Street
 
Monday March 2
to Friday March 13, 2020
Writer in Residence Asheville Public Schools  
Thursday
March 19, 2020
Fortner Award recipient St. Andrews University
1700 Dogwood Mile St.
Laurinburg NC 28352
(910) 277-5555
Website

Saturday
March 21, 2020
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Poetry Reading Chatham County Library
197 N. Hwy 87
Pittsboro, NC 27312
 

Wednesday
April 1, 2020 

Speaker/student writing workshop 

NC A&T State University
Lyceum Program 
Greensboro, NC 

 

Thursday
April 2, 2020
7:00 p.m

“Building Community Through Writing and Art” 

Farmville Community Arts Council/ Paramount Theatre 
3723 N Main St. 
Farmville, NC 27828 

Website

Friday, April 3 - Saturday April 4, 2020 

Keynote address 
Pamlico Writer’s Group Conference 

Historic Turnage Theatre 
150 W. Main St. 
Washington NC 

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