Pauletta Hansel, Poet Laureate of Cincinnati, (author of First Person, What I Did There, Tangle, and Palindrome), will participate along with TMC Writer in residence Richard Hague, (author of Burst – Poems Quickly, During the Recent Extinctions, Where Drunk Men Go, Beasts, River,Garden, Burst & Light – Sequences and Long Poems, and Studied Days – Poems Early and Late) in partnership with the Thomas More Creative Writing Vision program, in Express Appalachia: A Wide Open Mic for Home Identities – 7-8:30 pm, Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the Covington Center for Great Neighborhoods. Music will be provided by the Tellico Family Band. Light refreshments will also be available.