Poetry in a Pandemic: John Warner Smith and Chancelier "xero" Skidmore

Join Louisiana Poet Laureate John Warner Smith for a conversation with Baton Rouge-based spoken-word poet Chancelier “xero” Skidmore on poetry and the pandemic. Smith, whose two-year poet laureate term began in August 2019, will share his experiences connecting with audiences through virtual means and offer insights on how the writing, reading, and sharing of poetry can provide comfort and context in troubled times.

This program is made possible thanks to support from the Academy of American Poets. Additional support is provided by WWNO 89.9 FM.