The Watering Hole invests in pursuing the craft of poetry. We are a home where poets of color in the South can learn and grow at each others’ feet. As a multiethnic, intergenerational, intersectional Tribe, we meet poets at every level from Slam to Ph.D to beginner,  from Gwendolyn Brooks scholar to Kendrick Lamar aficionado,  from retiree to elementary school student.

Group Circle lightened
Building Harlem Renaissance Spaces
for Poets of Color in the South
Nikky Finney on The Watering Hole
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Who is The Watering Hole
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Danez Smith on The Watering Hole (new)
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