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Join poets and poetry-lovers in Carrboro, North Carolina next Monday, April 23rd. If you haven’t heard, April is National Poetry Month! I am one of three poets reading at the Town of Carrboro’s event to celebrate this holiday. Here are the details and I hope to see you there!

Poetry on Your Plate
Monday, April 23
Century Center, 100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC

Celebrate NATIONAL POETRY MONTH with a MENU of LOCAL POETS reading from their works. Bring your dinner to the Carrboro Century Center and enjoy free coffee & dessert as you feast on poetry!

Tara Lynne Groth is a writer in Chatham County. Her work has appeared in Matter Press, Craven Arts Council Anthology, Fjords Review, Iodine, Main Street Rag, Mused, and Best of The Raleigh Reading Series. One of her poems inspired two community art installations in Winston-Salem in 2014. She was a semifinalist for the 2015 and 2016 James Applewhite Poetry Prize. Aside from authoring three poetry books, she is planning a collection of short verse to print on letterpress. She organizes Triangle Writers, Asheville Writers, and co-organizes Living Poetry.

Aaron Belz’s poetry has been published in American journals such as Fence, Boston Review, Eleven Eleven, and Zócalo Public Square, and internationally in publications such as Van Gogh’s Ear, Jacket, and Tears in the Fence. He has given readings in numerous venues ranging from literary salons and bookstores and university classrooms to improv workshops, literary festivals, and comedy festivals. He’s released three full-length books, The Bird Hoverer (2007), Lovely,Raspberry (2010) and Glitter Bomb (2014) and has a fourth forthcoming: Soft Launch (2019, Persea Books). He lives in Hillsborough.

Kelly Lenox is the author of The Brightest Rock (2017) and founder of the Erase-Transform Poetry Project (erase-transform.ink). New poems appear in EcoTheo Review, Cider Press Review, & Kakalak 17, and are forthcoming in Blueline, Heron Clan V, CDC Poetry Project. Her poems and translations have also appeared online and in print in the U.K., Ireland, and Slovenia. Kelly holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is a technical writer/editor for the National Institutes of Health.