Prosetry: Prose & Poetry

Sarah McCartt-Jackson

Kentucky poet, folklorist, educator, and naturalist Sarah McCartt-Jackson has received honors from and been published by Copper Nickel, Indiana Review, Journal of American Folklore, Tidal Basin Review, NANO Fiction, and others. She is the recipient of an Al Smith Artist Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council, and has served as artist-in-residence for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Shotpouch Cabin through Oregon State University. She is the author of Stonelight, which won the 2017 Airlie Prize, and two chapbooks, Vein of Stone and Children Born on the Wrong Side of the River. She works on a farm in Louisville.


  • Venue:
    Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
  • Time:
    10:00 am - Noon
  • Meets On:
        Saturdays, April 7 - April 28
  • Address:
    251 West Second St.
    Lexington, KY, 40507
  • Cost:
    $56

With Sarah McCartt-Jackson.

Participants will examine how prose and poetry interact by reading essays by renowned poets, dealing with different elements of craft and poetic contemplation each week. Then we compare their thoughts to their work. Each week, we find inspiration through generative writing prompts.

Register now for Prosetry: Prose & Poetry.