Mamie Morgan: Everyone I've Danced with is Dead w/ Jay Ward


Thu Apr 18 2024 at 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm


Main Street Books | Davidson, NC

Main Street Books presents an evening with poet Mamie Morgan in conversation with Charlotte Poet Laureate, Junious 'Jay' Ward.
About this Event

Please join us at Main Street Booksfor an evening of poetry with Mamie Morgan who will read from her new books Everyone I've Danced with is Dead and My husband is learning to draw.
She will be joined for a conversation by Charlotte Poet Laureate, Jay Ward.
MAMIE MORGAN received an MFA from UNC Wilmington and a BA in English and Religious Studies from Wofford. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Atlantic, Washington Square Review, The Oxford American, Fish Barrel Review, Nimrod, Muzzle, Four Way Review, Yemassee, Carolina Quarterly, Smartish Pace, The Yalobusha Review, Cimarron, Inkwell, and The Greensboro Review. She lives in the woods with her husband and their two dogs, Henrietta Modine and Wednesday Stewart.

JAY WARD, 2024 Charlotte Poet Laureate Junious 'Jay' Ward is a poet and teaching artist from Charlotte, NC. He is a National Slam champion (2018), an Individual World Poetry Slam champion (2019), and the author of Sing Me A Lesser Wound (Bull City Press, 2020) and Composition (forthcoming from Button Poetry, 2022). Jay currently serves as a Program Director for BreatheInk, where he facilitates writing and performance workshops and coaches youth poets attending Brave New Voices each year. He serves as vice-chair for the board of The Watering Hole, a non-profit organization that aims to nurture writers of color in the Southern tradition. He also serves on several curatorial committees related to the arts in Charlotte. He has attended Breadloaf Writer's Conference, Callaloo, The Watering Hole and Tin House Winter Workshop. His work can be found in Crabfat Magazine, Lackadaisy Lit Mag, Four Way Review, Diode Poetry Journal, and on Button Poetry.


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Main Street Books, 126 S. Main Street, Davidson, United States

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