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Are you ready for some poetry?

While most people are excited about football season, I am looking forward to a busy next couple of weeks. Am I alone in feeling like I am working harder than I was pre-pandemic? Whew. It's a lot to manage for all of us. I know you may be experiencing Zoom/online fatigue-- still, I invite you to join me for one (or all) of my upcoming events below.

- Kelly


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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 30 @ 6:30 on Facebook Live @blue_house_nola

@neogriot and I will be in conversation to celebrate

#NewOrleans Community Book Center's 37th anniversary with a talk/reading and a 2/1 special price on our books.

I will be discussing leveraging technology for literary success with poet and filmmaker Alan King. The event is on FB and free buy you must register. The keynote speaker will be literary trailblazer Pearl Cleage.

20202020 Great Lakes African American Writers Conference Great Lakes African American Writ

2 PM – 3:30 PM

Meeting id: 895 0352 3358

Passcode: 487388

October 21 - University of New Orleans Virtual Reading

Wednesday, 10/21, 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. reading. More info coming.

The day before I will be a guest poetry lecturer for students.

October 22: Author to Author with Dr. Sowande M Mustakeem




Want to gather your friends for a Zoom poetry party with me? E-mail

A minimum of 5 books must be ordered by the group. I'll read, we'll discuss and I'll answer questions.


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