In this poem, North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green writes about the joy of Juneteenth and the horror that came before it.
North Carolina’s Poet Laureate talks about balancing creativity and professional success, as well as her role as a mentor.
North Carolina’s poetry roots run deep. Here’s how to connect with acclaimed writers like Lenard D. Moore, Shelby Stephenson, and Jaki Shelton Green in April.
Jaki Shelton Green, the ninth Poet Laureate of North Carolina, captures the beauty and cruelty of humanity her writing.
Jaki Shelton Green’s poetic vignettes inspired by photographs of fall at the JC Raulston Arboretum by Juli Leonard.