The Durham Library Foundation and Durham County Library welcome special guests North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green and Chapel Hill Poet Laureate CJ Suitt to a free webinar.
The poets will share an exchange of work and ideas centered on Claiming Peace: Present & Future. Jaki Shelton Green is a renowned North Carolina artist with an established career who has traveled many byways of North Carolina and the world in her role as state Poet Laureate. CJ Suitt is the first ever Poet Laureate of Chapel Hill and is a performance poet, arts educator, and community organizer whose work is rooted in storytelling and social justice. Together they bring a multi-generational perspective of what it means to understand and bridge differences as a prerequisite to claiming peace.