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Poetry Under the Stars

Poetry Under the Stars

Come join us at one of the most beautiful venues in Columbus, the Rothschild-Pound House Inn, for a magical evening starting with a wine-and-cheese party .   Hosted by Dr. Garry and Mamie Pound, come meet fellow lovers of the literary arts.  

The event continues in the courtyard of the inn with poetry readings under the stars by JC Reilly and Jonathan Samuel Eddie.    

We hope to see you there!

About the poets: 

JONATHAN SAMUEL EDDIE is a spoken word artist, writer, comedian, actor, and playwright hailing from Columbus, GA. This teaching artist travels the country leading poetry workshops and performing his original work. With support from Alternate ROOTS, he most recently penned and staged the one man show, Journey Here, which candidly chronicled his life as a writer/performer, black man, teaching artist, and caregiver for his mother, then living with Alzheimer's. He published a chapbook of his work entitled "A Whole Notha Kinda Missing" that is available on Amazon. His comedic performances can be seen on YouTube.

His poetry has been featured on the digital platforms of Write About Now and All Def Poetry. He most recently was a featured performer on "The Golden Mic" hosted by Sunni Patterson on The Congo Television Network. He was a 2018 recipient of The Columbus & The Valley Magazine's "5 under 40" award, recognizing Five local leaders who have excelled in their fields.    

JC REILLY has work published in Poetry International Online, Dandelion Review, Kaaterskill Basin Literary Journal, the South Carolina Review, and Grubb Street, among others. Her Southern Gothic novel-in-verse, What Magick May Not Alter, is forthcoming from Madville Publishing.

Location: 201 7th Street

Contact: Melissa Dunlap

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