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Tara Betts (#806)

Betts, a lecturer in creative writing at Rutgers University, is the author of Arc and Hue, her 2009 debut collection of poetry. She recently spoke at the 2012 Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

Betts has shared the stage with artists like MC Lyte and Jill Scott and she has mentored and coached numerous writers and performers. Her poetry and prose have appeared in various journals and publications, and she has performed on HBO's Def Poetry Jam.

An advocate and activist for literacy, she was an influential educator in Chicago and co-founded GirlSpeak, a weekly writing and leadership workshop for young women.

Learn more: Tara Betts' website

Air Dates

Friday, October 12, 2012 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2

Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET

Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2

Friday, March 8, 2013 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2

Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2