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
For information about all events of the HK Festival, go to: https://helenkellerfestival.com/site/
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
Reading and book signing at coffeehouse-style monthly reading series hosted by Auburn University’s Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art. Free and open to the public. 901 S College Street, Auburn, AL 36849. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
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/
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/
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, email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Poetry reading open to the public at 1 p.m. at the library to follow. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
April 22, reading in poetry venue at The 2017 Alabama Book Festival. For complete schedule and other details: www.alabamabookfestival.org. Free and family friendly event in Historic Old Alabama Town.
Reading in the Monroe County Courthouse on Friday, April 21, 9-9:45 a.m. Free and open to public. For complete conference schedule go to http://www.ascc.edu. NOTE: Some events are ticketed.
MONTGOMERY, AL: FOUR MONDAYS OF POETRY: Reading at Booker T. Washington Magnet Arts High School, April 10, 6:30 p.m.
AUM sponsors Four Mondays of Poetry during April each year. This reading is open to the public, free, and books will be available for purchase. Supported by the Alabama State Council on the Arts and Auburn University at Montgomery. Call 334 221 5013 for details.
Join me for a reading from THE MYTH OF WATER: POEMS FROM THE LIFE OF HELEN KELLER paired with wine-tasting at The Stone Market in Gadsden, Alabama. Books will be available for purchase and signing. 120 Chestnut Street, 256-546-9299