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Poets in Pajamas: Kari Gunter-Seymour
October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Join us for Episode 100, featuring Poet: Kari Gunter-Seymour!
Kari Gunter-Seymour is a ninth generation Appalachian and the founder and executive director of the “Women of Appalachia Project” (www.womenofappalachia.com). She is the editor of the Women Speak anthology series and Essentially Athens Ohio; a retired instructor in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University and Athens, Ohio Poet Laureate Emeritus.
Her work can be found in many fine publications including Still, Rattle, Crab Orchard Review, Main Street Rag, Stirring, Lascaux Review, The American Journal of Poetry and The LA Times, as well as on her website: www.karigunterseymourpoet.com.
A poem she wrote in support of families living in poverty in Athens County, Ohio, went viral and was seen by over 100,000 people, resulting in thousands of dollars donated to her local food pantry.
If you would like to request a copy of the poems to be read for accessibility purposes, please email PoetsInPajamas@Gmail.com.
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