Virtual panel with Lucien Darjeun Meadows, Alison Turner, & Marianne Worthington
March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Join us for a virtual panel event with Lucien Darjeun Meadows, Alison Turner, and Marianne Worthington on March 29th at 7pm EST! Register below by getting a free ticket at the bottom of the page.
About the authors:
Lucien Darjeun Meadows was born and raised in the Appalachian Mountains of what is now called Virginia and West Virginia to a family of English, German, and Cherokee descent. An AWP Intro Journals Project winner, he has received nominations for Best New Poets and the Pushcart Prize. He has received fellowships and awards from the Academy of American Poets, American Alliance of Museums, Bread Loaf Conferences, Colorado Creative Industries, National Association for Interpretation, and University of Denver, where he is completing his PhD. His work has been widely published, including features in Appalachian Heritage, Beloit Poetry Journal, Ecotone, Narrative, New England Review, Pleiades, Poetry Daily, and West Branch. He lives in northern Colorado.
Marianne Worthington is author of The Girl Singer (University Press of Kentucky, 2021), winner of the 2022 Weatherford Award for Poetry. Her work has appeared in Oxford American, CALYX, Chapter 16, and Cheap Pop, among other places. She cofounded and is poetry editor of Still: The Journal, an online literary magazine publishing writers, artists, and musicians with ties to Appalachia since 2009. She coedited Piano in a Sycamore: Writing Lessons from the Appalachian Writers’ Workshop and is author of a poetry chapbook.She grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee, and lives and teaches in southeastern Kentucky.
Alison Turner grew up in the mountains of Colorado. Her previous and ongoing work in community literacy and community writing includes collaborating with colleagues and staff and residents/guests in shelters throughout Denver to co-publish a podcast, two zines, and an oral history project to celebrate and record the knowledge and creativity of people living on the streets and in shelters. Her creative work appears in Blue Mesa Review, Wordrunner eChapbooks, Little Patuxent Review, Meridian, and Bacopa Literary Review, among others, and her first collection of short stories, Defensible Spaces, was published by Torrey House Press earlier this year. She is currently an ACLS Leading Edge postdoctoral fellow working on a community-based oral history project in Jackson, Mississippi.
- March 29
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- Event Categories:
- Author Event, Virtual Event
109 E Franklin St. Suite 100
CHAPEL HILL, NC 27514 United States + Google Map
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