Charis and Cliterati pair up to present an inviting and fierce open mic & reading series on the 3rd Thursday of every month. August's featured poet is Alice Teeter who will read from her new collection, Mountain Mother Poems.
Alice Teeter is a Lecturer in Poetry at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She studied poetry at Eckerd College with Peter Meinke. Her chapbook entitled 20 CLASS A was published in 1975 by Morningstar Media, Tallahassee, Florida. Her collection of poems entitled String Theory won the Georgia Poetry Society’s 2008 Charles B. Dickson Chapbook Contest, judged by poet Lewis Turco and her book When It Happens To You . . . was published in 2009 by Star Cloud Press.
Teeter co-leads Improvoetry workshops with actor/director/creative coach Lesly Fredman, using improvisation techniques as poetic inspiration and poetry as a springboard for further improvisation. She is a member of Alternate ROOTS, a service organization for artists doing community-based work in the Southeast and is also a member of the Artist Conference Network, a national coaching community for people doing creative work. Teeter works as a graphic production artist and lives near Stone Mountain, GA with her partner Kathie deNobriga.
This is a Charis Circle From Margin to Center Literary Event. The Suggested Donation for Charis Circle is $5.