Jeanie Thompson

"...through the land of darkness and silence..."


Jun
20
2:00 PM14:00

ANNUAL HELEN KELLER LECTURE

Jeanie Thompson presents the annual Helen Keller lecture at the HKPL during the week of the Helen Keller Festival in Tuscumbia. A book-signing follows.  Free and open to the public.  Contact: HKPL (256) 383-7065

http://www.youseemore.com/HelenKeller/default.asp

For information about all events of the HK Festival, go to: https://helenkellerfestival.com/site/

 

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Jun
18
6:00 PM18:00

"I WAKE FROM A DREAM" OPENING RECEPTION

Opening Reception for on-site installation of Wayne Sides’ photography and collage based on "The Myth of Water: Poems from the Life of Helen Keller" by Jeanie Thompson. On view through August 31. Free and open to the public during regular library hours. Contact: HKPL (256) 383-7065

http://www.youseemore.com/HelenKeller/default.asp

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Jun
17
9:00 AM09:00

2018 FAITH & THE ARTS SUMMER SERIES THE WORDS THAT FORM US: HOLY WORDS, SACRED ART

Jeanie will speak about The Myth of Water: Poems from the Life of Helen Keller in relation to the Scripture of the Series:  2 Corinthians. The theme of today’s program is complaint and the topic is activism. Information: 251-342-1550 or email sconnell@springhillpresbyterian.org

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Apr
19
to Apr 20

21ST ANNUAL ALABAMA WRITERS SYMPOSIUM: STARS FELL ON ALABAMA

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Jeanie will assist with the presentation of the 2018 Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer of the Year to Honoree Fanonne Jeffers at the awards dinner Thursday night. She will introduce Jeffers Thursday afternoon in the Monroe County Courthouse. Ticketed event. http://www.ascc.edu/about/alabama_writers_symposium/

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Apr
15
3:30 PM15:30

ALABAMA’S STORYTELLERS WITH THE HUNTSVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Alabama poets Harry Moore, Jeanie Thompson, and Jacqueline Allen Trimble read from their latest works while the musicians of the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra perform underscores drawn from the chamber works of composers such as Bernstein, Barber, Dvořák, and William Grant Still. Books for sale following the program. Ticketed event. https://www.hso.org/concerts/alabamas-storytellers/

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25th READ ALABAMA SERIES
Mar
22
4:00 PM16:00

25th READ ALABAMA SERIES

Poetry reading from “The Myth of Water; Poems from the Life of Helen Keller” by Jeanie Thompson concludes the 25th Read Alabama series at Bevill State Community College in Jasper, AL. Free event held at Bevill State Community College (BSCC)-Jasper campus in Mathews Lecture Hall of the Wade Math and Science Building.  805 14thStreet East, Jasper, AL 35501. For information: Holly Trawick, htrawick@wcfdn.org

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May
20
9:00 AM09:00

JACKSON, TN: May 20, Writing Workshop and Public Reading w/The Griot Collective of West Tennessees

Writing workshop with The Griot Collective of West Tennessee at the Jackson Madison County Library, 433 D. Lafayette St., Jackson TN.  38301 from 10 a.m. to noon. To register, contact: James E Cherry at cherry@jamesecherry.com. Poetry reading open to the public at 1 p.m. at the library to follow. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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