This past week, the McCracken County Public Library hosted Kentucky Poet Laureate Maureen Morehead for its Evening Upstairs series. Morehead talked about the role of place in poetry, and how her experience of Kentucky informs her writing. Before her presentation, Todd Hatton sat down to speak with her about southern writers and their sense of place, and why people turn to poetry in tough times.
Todd Hatton spoke with Kentucky’s Poet Laureate Maureen Morehead at McCracken County Public Library. Her appearance was part of the Library’s Evening Upstairs program.