To celebrate National Poetry Month, we invite you to join us for “Where I Come From, it’s Pronounced App-pa-lach-a,” a virtual talk presented by Ohio Poet Laureate Kari Gunter-Seymour.
This event will take place at 6 PM, April 26 on Zoom.
A recording of the program will also be available until May 3 on JDL’s YouTube channel.
About the Poet: Kari Gunter-Seymour’s poetry collections include Child of the Large-Beaked Bird (EastOver Press, 2024) Alone in the House of My Heart (Ohio University Swallow Press, 2022) and A Place So Deep Inside America It Can’t Be Seen (Sheila Na Gig Editions, 2020), winner of the 2020 Ohio Poet of the Year Award. A ninth generation Appalachian, she is the editor of I Thought I Heard A Cardinal Sing: Ohio’s Appalachian Voices, funded through an Academy of American Poets Fellowship Grant and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Women of Appalachia Project’s anthology series, Women Speak. Her complete list of works can be found on her website.