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Poetry Atlanta presents Tara Betts & Allison Joseph

Poetry Atlanta presents Tara Betts & Allison Joseph

Zoom

July 27, 2020, 7 p.m. EDT

Join Poetry Atlanta and the Georgia Center for the Book for an evening on Zoom with poets Tara Betts and Allison Jospeh. This event is free and open to the public, but you must register on Eventbrite here to receive the link. If you’d like to buy books by these poets, we encourage you to buy from Little Shop of Stories, our partners for this event. You may purchase Tara Betts’ Break the Habit here, and Allison Joseph’s Smart Pretender here. Your books will come with signed book plates while supplies last! Allison Joseph lives and writes in Carbondale, IL, where she is on the creative writing faculty at Southern Illinois University. Her latest books are The Last Human Heart, Smart Pretender, and Confessions of a Barefaced Woman. She is the widow of acclaimed poet and editor Jon Tribble. Tara Betts is the author of two poetry collections, Break the Habit, Arc & Hue, and the forthcoming Refuse to Disappear. She also coedited The Beiging of America and edited a critical edition of Philippa Duke Schuyler’s Adventures in Black and White. Her work has appeared in The Breakbeat Poets, The Long Term, Essence magazine, Poetry magazine, and many other publications. In 2019, Tara published a poem celebrating Illinois’ bicentennial with Candor Arts.