Georgia Poetry Circuit

The Georgia Poetry Circuit was founded at Mercer University in 1985. It is a consortium of ten Georgia colleges and universities working together to bring poets of national and international reputation to all members’ campuses annually, providing important access to the literary arts for Georgia residents across the state. All events are free of charge and are held in Edwards Hall, known as the Fine Arts Building, on ABAC’s Tifton campus.

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Lauren K. Alleyne

Monday, February 7, 2022
7:00 PM

Lauren K. Alleyne hails from the twin-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. Her fiction, poetry, and non-fiction have been widely published in journals and anthologies, including The Atlantic, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Interviewing the Caribbean, and Crab Orchard Review. She currently serves as an Associate Professor of English at James Madison University, Assistant Director of the Furious Flower Poetry Center, and Editor-in-Chief of The Fight & The Fiddle.

Charles Harper Webb

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
7:00 PM

Charles Harper Webb is an American poet, professor, psychotherapist, singer, and guitarist. Webb’s latest books are A Million MFAs Are Not Enough (2016, Red Hen Press), Brain Camp (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015), and What Things Are Made Of (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013).  He currently teaches at California State University, Long Beach, where he recently received the Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award.

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