Jaki Shelton Green with Mary Ellen Lough

Green has published three previous collections of poetry: Dead on Arrival, Conjure Blues, and singing a tree into dance. In 2003 she received the North Carolina Award for Literature. She lives in Mebane, NC. She can be found on the web at www.sistawrite.com.

She will be joined by Poet Mary Ellen Lough. Mary Ellen Lough is a poet and teaching artist working under the Asheville Area Arts Council with women and veterans with trauma. She has trained with and written for The Institute for Poetic Medicine and is also a mother, forager, wildcrafter, and herb grower living with her five children in an old farmhouse in southern Appalachia. 

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Event date: 
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 3:00pm
Event address: 
Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe
G.R.I.T.S. - Girls Raised in the South: An Anthology of Southern Queer Womyns' Voices and Their Allies Cover Image
By Jaki Shelton Green (Foreword by), Cheryl Clarke (Introduction by), Amber N. Williams (Editor)
ISBN: 9781490473307
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - November 20th, 2013

Breath of the Song: New and Selected Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780932112491
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolina Wren Press - July 30th, 2005

Conjure Blues: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780932112378
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolina Wren Press - June 1996

Dead on Arrival: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780932112385
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolina Wren Press - January 1983