Jaki Shelton Green

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Jaki Shelton Green is an American poet. In November 2008, she was named the first Piedmont Laureate by a collection of Triangle-area arts councils.[1][2]

In 2003, Green won the North Carolina Award for Literature.[2][3] Jaki was inducted into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame in 2014.

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  1. ^ "Past Laureates". Piedmont Laureate. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Metro Magazine: Books". December 2008. Retrieved 2009-05-07. 
  3. ^ "Biography". Piedmont Laureate. Retrieved April 19, 2012.