Poetry Reading: Valerie Nieman & Isabel Prioleau
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About the Event
Zoom Link for reading: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82449004348?pwd=VkEwUmRKMHduU0lLR3dGSVNkZndvdz09
Valerie Nieman is a Professor of English at North Carolina A & T. She earned her BA in journalism from West Virginia University and an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte. A writer of both poetry and fiction, her awards include the Eric Hoffer Prize for Blood Clay, the Greg Grummer from phoebe magazine, the Nazim Hikmet Prize from the Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival, and the Byron Herbert Reece Prize from the Georgia Poetry Society. In addition, Ms. Nieman has held fellowships from the North Carolina Arts Council and the NEA and been the recipient of major grants in West Virginia and Kentucky.
Isabel Prioleau is a poet based in Charleston, South Carolina. You can find some of her work in The Post and Courier, The Eunoia Review, and Sienna Solstice, and she was recently a commended poet for the 2020 Adroit Prize for Poetry.