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Celebration of Regional Poetry
Arts Array - Poetry Reading
Date: 4/27/2014 3:00 PM
Cost: Free for Everyone
Location: Washington County Public Library
Virginia
Jesse GravesJesse Graves, an acclaimed regional poet at East Tennessee State University, will headline the library’s annual “Celebration of Regional Poetry” to commemorate National Poetry Month. Graves’ first poetry collection, Tennessee Landscape with Blighted Pine, recently won the Appalachian Writers Association’s Book of the Year Award in poetry and the collection also won the Weatherford Award for poetry, presented to him by Berea College and the Appalachian Studies Association. Poets from the Appalachian Center for Poets and Writers will read from their new work as well.