Poets featured at Knoxville Writers Guild

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Knoxville Writers’ Guild will feature award-winning poets Connie Jordan Green and Art Stewart during its April 2015 program.

The event, which will be open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 2 at the Laurel Theater, at the corner of Laurel Avenue and 16th Streets (in Fort Sanders). A $2 donation is requested at the door. The building is handicapped accessible. Additional parking is available at Redeemer Church of Knoxville, 1642 Highland Ave.

Stewart and Green both have been recognized by the East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame. He is a 2013 inductee into the hall of fame, and she has received a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Books from both poets will be available for purchase at the program.