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      The Plug Poetry Project: Award-Winning Poet Julian Randall in Chattanooga

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      April 20, 2019

      Saturday  10:00 AM

      1100 Market Street
      Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402

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      The Plug Poetry Project: Award-Winning Poet Julian Randall

      April is National Poetry Month and we're commemorating it by sponsoring Chattanooga writer and artist Christian Collier's the launch of his latest venture, The Plug Poetry Project. The goal of The Plug is to honor and grow the city’s poetry community by providing resources, classes, and events. On Saturday, April 20th award-winning poet Julian Randall to the city for a FREE one-day workshop and featured reading. Local poet Olivia Bradley will be opening the night with a set of original material, as well.Who is Julian Randall?Julian Randall is a performance poet, educator, and arts education advocate. A Chicago native, Randall has pursued a career in poetry since 2011 and has has received fellowships from Callaloo, BOAAT and the Watering Hole and was the 2015 National College Slam (CUPSI) Best Poet. He is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize.Julian is the curator of Winter Tangerine Review’s Lineage of Mirrors. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as New York Times Magazine, The Georgia Review, Sixth Finch, and in the anthologies Portrait in Blues, Nepantla and New Poetry from the Midwest.He is a candidate for an MFA in Poetry at Ole Miss. His first book, Refuse, is the winner of the 2017 Cave Canem Poetry prize selected by Vievee Frances & was named a finalist for the NAACP Image Award in Poetry.

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