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Jaki Shelton Green presents I Want To Undie You
April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
We are delighted to welcome back Jaki Shelton Green, the 2019 Poet Laureate of North Carolina, to kick off National Poetry Month. I Want To Undie You is Jaki Shelton Green’s unflinching cry of sorrow at the untimely death of her daughter Imani; and Jaki’s insistence, through her grief, on the joyful remembrance and celebration of Imani’s life.
Jaki Shelton Green is founder of SistaWRITE and 2014 inductee into the NC Literary Hall of Fame. She received the 2010 Fine Arts Emerald Award (Raleigh LINKS), and in 2009, was selected first NC Piedmont Laureate. She was honored with the Sam Ragan Award for contributions to the Fine Arts of North Carolina in 2007. In 2003, she received the North Carolina Award for Literature and was inducted into the North Carolina Poetry Society.