An Evening with Jaki Shelton Green, Oct 3 at 6pm

Don’t miss a reading and conversation with Jaki Shelton Green, Poet Laureate of North Carolina on Tuesday, October 3 from 6-7:30pm in the Black Mountain Library’s Community Room. This special event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and is free and open to all ages.

Jaki Shelton Green is the first African American and third woman to be appointed as the North Carolina Poet Laureate. When he appointed her in 2018, Governor Cooper stated that “Jaki Shelton Green brings a deep appreciation of our state’s diverse communities to her role as an ambassador of North Carolina literature. Jaki’s appointment is a wonderful new chapter in North Carolina’s rich literary history.”