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N.C. poet laureate to meet fans at downtown bookstore


A meet-and-greet is scheduled for North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green on Thursday evening at City Center Gallery & Books, according to a news release.

Jaki Shelton Green, who is in Fayetteville to lead a poetry workshop for high school students, will be at the bookstore from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Green was appointed poet laureate of North Carolina in 2018. She has published eight collections of poetry. Some of her poems have been choreographed by several dance companies.

Green has led poetry workshops across the United States and internationally, the release said.The CityView News Fund is a nonprofit organization that supports CityView’s newsgathering operation. Will you help us with a tax-deductible donation?

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