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Date:
February 19, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:
Main Library, Hillsborough
Address:
137 W. Margaret Ln.
Hillsborough, NC 27278
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Black History, Black Futures Poetry Reading | Main Library | Adults

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Celebrate Black History Month with a poetry reading featuring Ashley Harris, Fred Joiner, Caleb Torain, and Gideon Young. Ashley Harris is a former youth-slam competitor and the author of If the Hero of Time Was Black. Fred Joiner is a two-time winner of the Larry Neal Award for Poetry and a 2014 Artist Fellowship Winner awarded by the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Caleb Torain is a local youth poet, and Gideon Young is a member of the Carrboro Poets Council whose poetry appears in publications including Carve Magazine, Spillway, Wild Plum Haiku, and Black Gold: an Anthology of Black Poetry. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged at bit.ly/writingevents or call 919-245-2536. This event is supported by the Orange County Arts Commission.