Shaw University Writing Center: Breath and Song, A Day with Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green

Tue., Apr. 28, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Estey Hall, 721 S Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC 27601


In celebration of National Poetry Month, Shaw University will welcome North Carolina's Poet Laureate for Breath, Light, and Song: A Day with Jacki Shelton Green. Hosted by the Writing Center and the Shaw Library, Ms.Green will be reading from various poetry collections and speaking about the importance of teaching living authors. Preceding the Poet Laureate will be student winners of the April Poetry Writing Contest. The entire campus is encouraged to attend this event that is guaranteed to be powerful and uplifting. This event will celebrate not only living authors but the richly textured history of southern literary artists. The event will feature student poets and winners of our Poetry Month competition.


Free and open to the public.

More information

Khalisa Thompson: khalisa.thompson@shawu.edu, (919) 719-2285


Shaw University Literary Arts Symposium


  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 1:00 PM