Originally from Arkansas, Celisa Steele now lives in Carrboro, North Carolina, where she served as the town’s poet laureate from 2013 to 2016. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Crab Orchard Review, Tar River Poetry, The Comstock Review, San Pedro River Review, Poetry South, Inch, and other publications. In 2011, Emrys Press published her first chapbook, How Language Is Lost. She is a charter member of the Carrboro Poets Council. Read more about her poetry at www.celisasteele.com.
Participation at the 2017 West End Poetry Festival
- Member of the Carrboro Poets Council, the festival’s volunteer planning committee
- Reading | Friday, October 20 | 6:30 to 8:30 pm | Flyleaf Books
For a full schedule and descriptions of all sessions, see the festival schedule.