Jeanie Thompson Poetry Reading
Moran Hall Auditorium on the Campus of Oakwood University
7000 Adventist Blvd
Huntsville, AL 35896
The Department of English and Foreign Language with Alabama 200 presents Poet Jeanie Thompson in a very special Poetry Reading. Thompson is the author of The Myth of Water The Myth of Water is a cycle of thirty-four poems by award-winning Alabama poet and writer Jeanie Thompson in the voice of world-renowned Alabamian Helen Keller. In their sweep, the poems trace Keller’s metamorphosis from a native of a bucolic Alabama town to her emergence as a beloved, international figure who championed the rights of the deaf-blind worldwide.