Poets in Pajamas brings you Kari Gunter-Seymour at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on October 11 with a 15-minute live reading immediately followed by a short Q&A. The event will be held at the PiP Facebook page.
By clicking “going” to the Facebook event, you will let us know to expect you and will ensure that you are sent a reminder, so you don’t forget. Remember to prepare your questions for the featured poet, too!
Kari Gunter-Seymour is a 9th generation Appalachian. Her award-winning poetry collection is titled A Place So Deep Inside America It Can’t Be Seen (Sheila-Na-Gig Editions 2020). Her poems appear in numerous journals and publications, including Verse-Virtual, Rattle, The LA Times and on her website: www.karigunterseymourpoet.com. A poem she wrote in support of families living in poverty in Athens County, OH, went viral and was seen by over 100,000 people, resulting in thousands of dollars donated to her local food pantry. She is a Pushcart and Best of the Net nominee, the 2020 Ohio Poet of the Year and Poet Laureate of Ohio.
“My Friend Loraine Asks Will I Go with Her to a Drag Show,” Rascal
“Oh You Women of Appalachia,” The American Journal of Poetry
“Trigger Warning,” Sheila-Na-Gig
Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on October 11, 2020. When the live video starts, click join to watch the reading and interact with the poet.
Sarah Clark will host.
This reading series is hosted courtesy of Sundress Publications.