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Wednesdays@Lit: Pedestal Magazine Poetry Reading: NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green

October 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Charlotte Lit and Pedestal Magazine present a reading and conversation with NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green, and Heart of Pamlico Poet Laureate for eastern NC Malaika King Albrecht. 6:30 pm. Free and open to the public. No registration required, just drop by. Seating is limited; doors will open at 6:15.

Charlotte Lit is pleased to welcome John Amen and Pedestal Magazine as new partners. Pedestal will co-sponsor two poetry readings this year at Wednesdays@Lit, October 16 with Jaki Shelton Green, and March 18, 2020, with Jan Beatty.

Pedestal Magazine released its debut issue in December 2000. Over 19 years and 84 issues, the journal has published work by such poets as W.S. Merwin, Sharon Olds, Philip Levine, Rae Armantrout, and Bruce Weigl as well as many poets early in their careers. Founded by John Amen, the project now involves a staff of literary and review editors, including Arlene Ang, Cindy Hochman, Michael Spring, and Susan Terris. More about Pedestal at thepedestalmagazine.com.

This event is part of our free monthly Wednesdays@Lit series.


October 16, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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