Third Thursday Poetry Series presenting Jessica Jacobs

Published: February 10, 2022

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The public is invited to the Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill, featuring Jessica Jacobs, on Thursday, Feb. 17, at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments and book sales will be available at 6 p.m.

Jessica Jacobs is the author of "Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going," published by Four Way Books, named one of Library Journal‘s Best Poetry Books of the year, winner of the Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award from Southern Illinois University and the Goldie Award from the Golden Crown Literary Society, and a finalist for the Brockman-Campbell, American Fiction, Eric Hoffer, and Julie Suk Book Awards. Jacobs holds an Master of Fine Arts from Purdue University, where she served as the editor in chief of Sycamore Review, and a Bachelor of Arts from Smith College. She serves as the Chapbook Editor of Beloit Poetry Journal and the Distinguished Poet of the Western region for the Gilbert-Chappell Mentorship Series. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina, with her wife, the poet Nickole Brown, with whom she has co-authored "Write It!," a collection of writing prompts.

The Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill is sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, Department of English, and Southern Humanities Review in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University; the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University; and the Alabama State Council on the Arts.

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill is located at 101 S. Debardeleben Street in Auburn. For more information about the series, click here.

Submitted by: Maiben Beard