Poetry Goes Viral Juneteenth: Glenis Redmond, Cedric Tillman, Tyree Daye

Join us for the next installment of #PoetryGoesViral on Thursday June 18th at 7:00pm online @CarolinaPoets for a Juneteenth Celebration featuring Glenis Redmond, Cedric Tillman, and Tyree Daye. http://www.facebook.com/carolinapoets Poet and teaching artist Glenis Redmond has a love of words that’s taken her across the country and Atlantic Ocean to performances at the White House, Library of Congress and London. She is currently poet-in-residence at the Peace Center in Greenville and The State Theatre in New Jersey as well as a teaching artist for the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington. Cedric Tillman graduated from UNC Charlotte and American University’s Creative Writing MFA program. He is also a Cave Canem graduate fellow. His debut poetry collection, entitled LILIES IN THE VALLEY, was published by Willow Books in 2013. He lives in Northern Virginia. Tyree Daye is a poet from Youngsville, North Carolina, and a Teaching Assistant Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill. He is the author of two poetry collections River Hymns 2017 APR/Honickman First Book Prize winner and Cardinal forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press 2020. Daye is a Cave Canem fellow. Daye’s work has been published in Prairie Schooner, New York Times, Nashville Review. Daye won the 2019 Palm Beach Poetry Festival Langston Hughes Fellowship, 2019 Diana and Simon Raab Writer-In-Residence at UC Santa Barbara, and is a 2019 Kate Tufts Finalist. Daye most recently was awarded a 2019 Whiting Writers Award. This event will be live-streamed on the Facebook page Carolina Poets. Sponsored by Wits End Poetry. Admin Kimberly Simms Gibbs
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