Piedmont Laureate Mimi is the 2017 North Carolina Piedmont Laureate.

 January 1, 2017 Raleigh News & Observer article and poem.

Three New Poems Published in Prime Number

Check out Prime Number Issue #67 to read "On a Scale from Yes to No," "Max" and "Yes for These Few Hours."

National Endowment for the Arts ArtWorks Blog 

In this NEA blog entry, Mimi describes the Poetry Out Loud program in North Carolina, and its benefits for teachers and students.  

Poetry Out Loud Judges' Video (go to minute 6:14)

Amazing poets load the bases as they share their advice on the Poetry Out Loud judging process. Mimi brings the video home with a grand slam.

"Using the Arts to Teach Science and Grammar" Triangle Arts and Entertainment

An introduction to the United Arts Council Summer Arts Integration Institute.

"Raleigh Civic Symphony Poetry Connections 1 Concert" CVNC

A review of the Raleigh Civic Symphony's Poetry and Music concert, featuring a recitation of Coleridge's "Kubla Khan"