Jacinta V. White, "Resurrecting the Bones: Born from a Journey through African American Churches & cemeteries in the Rural South"
Jacinta V. White, Resurrecting the Bones: Born from a Journey through African American Churches & cemeteries in the Rural South
Saturday, October 5, 4pm
Resurrecting the Bones is a book of poetry by Jacinta V. White, born out of her journey visiting African American churches & cemeteries in the rural South. Published by Press 53, the collection of 37 poems attempts to convey the impressions the poet received through her visits to churches & cemeteries in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Texas.
Jacinta V. White is a teaching artist, poet, and certified corporate trainer and facilitator. In 2001, she founded The Word Project where she works with individuals and groups using art as a catalyst for healing. In 2015, she founded Snapdragon: A Journal of Art & Healing to provide a platform for those to tell their story through poetry, creative nonfiction, and photography. Jacinta’s chapbook, broken ritual, was released by Finishing Line Press in 2012. She is widely published and the recipient of several awards, including the first Press 53 Open Award in Poetry and the Duke Energy Regional Artist Grant from the Arts Council of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County.