Tag: poetry

Poet Laureate KaNikki Jakarta brings ‘real life fiction’ to Alexandria

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com KaNikki Jakarta was born with the words of Nikki Giovanni and Maya Angelou in her head. While pregnant, Jakarta’s mother would...

Alexandria celebrates new poet laureate KaNikki Jakarta

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The Office of the Arts and the Alexandria Library are hosting an induction reception for Alexandria’s newly appointed poet laureate,...

Renée Adams celebrates 10 years of her Del Ray poetry fence

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com To know Renée Adams is to know her love of poetry, and in Del Ray, her name is inextricably linked...

Fireflies to provide new home for long-running poetry series

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com A long-running poetry series, The Iota Poetry Series, was in need of a new home after its namesake venue, The...