By: Alabama News Center Staff
For the first time in its history, Birmingham, Alabama, has a poet laureate.
Salaam Green is an award-winning poet and author whose work has appeared in The Birmingham Times, Alabama Arts Journal, Scalawag, BUST, Feminist Review, Black Youth Project, Elephant Journal, Southern Women’s Review, AL.com, Birmingham Arts Journal and more.
Green began her two-year term as the city’s poet laureate on Jan. 1 and will receive an honorarium of $5,000.
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