1.23.20 Poet’s Corner

1.23.20 Poet’s Corner

Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Scarritt Bennett Center, Fondren Hall (2nd floor)

Join fellow poetry enthusiasts for a monthly reading by a featured local poet.

Free and open to the public.

Chris Pepple
I am an award-winning author and a freelance writer, manuscript consultant, and editor living in Germantown, Tenn. I was a long-time writer-at-large for Southern Writers Magazine, interviewing national authors and writing feature articles for each issue and assisting with the proofreading and editing of each issue. I have also been a guest writer for many other local and national publications, including Delta Magazine. I received three TCPRA awards for outstanding feature articles while writer on staff at Lipscomb University. Other publications include: Suite T Blog, Tennessee Conservationist, Learning Through History, and Memphis Family FunSpots. My books include: Author of Looking, Seeing (2018), Without a Voice (2017), Two Frontiers (2016), Writing Your Faith Journey (2016), and Look to See Me: A Collection of Reflections (2006). My first novel, Two Frontiers, was a 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist.

Through my poetry, I invite readers into my conversations on healing, on change, on hope, on courage, on determination, on love, and on self-discovery. I share my voice with others as I give you glimpses into the journey I have traveled on—a journey that has taken me through grief as I led the funeral for a relative who died from complications from AIDS, through pain as I struggled to free myself from domestic abuse, and through joy as I raised two courageous children who found their own voices.


Poetry Online:

Your Words Our Grief

Poetry Matters Undocumented

Undefined: A Poem for Those Who Love and Those Who Grieve

Catch Me If I fall

Your Little Hands

Standing With The Students


The Waiting

Together Not Against

For Hope

Poetry Book:

Looking Seeing

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Date(s) - 01/23/2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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