Monica Lee Weatherly is a poet, writer and professor of English at Georgia State University’s, Perimeter College. She is the 2021 winner of the Willie Morris Prize for Southern Poetry. Her work has appeared in numerous literary journals, including Tulane Review, Plainsongs Magazine, Nzuri Journal, and Auburn Avenue, a biannual publication showcasing the intellectual and creative voices of people of color. She is a member of the Georgia Writers Association and is listed in the Georgia Writers Registry. Weatherly’s writing often focuses on the culture and experiences of women of color in the American South.
This monthly virtual Open Mic Night is presented on Zoom in a partnership of the South Carolina Writers Association and the Pat Conroy Literary Center. The featured writer for November is Monica Lee Weatherly, winner of the Willie Morris Award for Southern Poetry. Join us live from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov 10 on the Conroy Center’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1755017598196853 for readings by a pantheon of participating writers from in and beyond our South Carolina Lowcountry. Interested in reading as part of Open Mic? Contact@patconroyliterarycenter.org. Registration is not required.