Poetry Night feat. Korie “KP” Griggs and Ashley Mack-Jackson
Indy Reads is excited to feature local poets Korie “KP” Griggs & Ashley Mack-Jackson, as they read new and selected works on February 24th at 7pm.
Korie “KP” Griggs is a writer who believes words are to be cherished and never wasted. She facilitates healing through the vulnerable storytelling of her life through poetry and metal art.
Korie is a nationally published writer and Midwestern Zine curator and publisher. Her debut book, Suffer Well: Poems for the Grieving, released in December of 2022.
Ashley Mack-Jackson is a proud Hoosier, educator, and writer. In 2013, Ashley cofounded Word As Bond, Inc. (Word), an organization that provides free creative writing education to youth across central Indiana, and in 2018 she was awarded a grant from The Poetry Foundation to support her work with Word’s young writers.
Deeply invested in giving back to the educational communities that have shaped her professional life, she currently serves as the president of the IUPUI University Library Community Board and a member of the Ball State University School of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Executive Advisory Council.
Her writing has appeared in Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, The Indianapolis Anthology, Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters, Drumvoices Revue, and various other publications. She lives and works in her hometown of Indianapolis where she is a lecturer in the College of Education at Butler University.
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