CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Award-winning writer George Ella Lyon leads the next Talking Poetry event at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at the Main Library.
Talking Poetry: A Conversation and Writing Experience with George Ella Lyon
First and foremost a poet, Lyon will speak about poetry and the writing life, and offer an opportunity to start a poem of your own at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in the Popular Library Reading Lounge. The evening will include informal discussion and a Q&A, as well as writing prompts to stimulate your own creativity.
A Kentucky native, Lyon has published over 40 books for readers of all ages. Her books have received many awards, including ALA’s Schneider Family Book Award, a Jane Addams Honor, a Golden Kite, the Appalachian Book of the Year, and the Bluegrass Award. She’s had numerous Notable and Best Book citations, and her poem “Where I’m From” is used as a writing model around the world.