Speaking with the Universe – Li-Young Lee weaving his poetry with the sitar stylings of David Whetstone in World Premiere performances

Jacar Press produced events at the Durham Arts Council, Greensboro College and East Carolina University.

Li-Young Lee and David Whetstone



Congratulations to Jaki Shelton Green, awarded an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship, and the first African-American to be appointed as North Carolina Poet Laureate

Jaki and Patricia Spears Jones sharing a moment at our Gathering of Poets

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