Walters State will host the fourth annual Mildred Haun Conference Feb. 7-8 at the college’s Morristown campus.
The keynote speaker for this year’s conference is Kelly Norman Ellis, an accomplished poet and a founding member of the Affrilichian poets. Ellis was selected by Essence magazine as one of their favorite 40 poets. The conference also features writers’ workshops, scholarly presentations and performances by the ETSU Old Time Band and poets Kelly Norman Ellis and Bianca Spriggs.
The theme for this year’s conference is “The Voices of Appalachia.”
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