© 2022 Kansas City Public Radio
NPR in Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Stacey Tolbert discusses <i>People Poems</i>

2733447-1135924719.jpg
courtesy of the Kansas City Public Library
/
Stacey Tolbert, the first poet-in-residence at the Kansas City Public Library.

The latest Kansas City Women Writers series will feature one writer who recently moved away from Kansas City.By Sylvia Maria Gross

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-639801.mp3

Kansas City, MO – Stacey Tolbert is a playwright and poet, and she was on KC Currents last year talking about her recent documentary exploring women and their breasts. This summer, Tolbert was the first "poet in residence" at Kansas City's Public Library. And she was also selected for a Cave Canem fellowship, an artist's retreat designed for African American writers.

KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross reached her at her new home in Seattle to talk about her new People Poems which she'll be reading from on Wednesday, October 17, 2007, 7 pm at the UMKC University Center.

This story was produced for KC Currents. To listen on your own schedule, subscribe to the KC Currents Podcast .

KCUR serves the Kansas City region with breaking news and powerful storytelling.
Your donation helps make non-profit journalism available for everyone.