Tech in the News: Southern Reading List: Karen Head

Karen Head

Posted November 20, 2019

External Article: GPB News

Karen Headexecutive director of the Naugle Communication Center at the Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as the associate chair and associate professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, was interviewed by GPS News in an article published on November 18 entitled "Southern Reading List: Karen Head."

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Karen Head is executive director of the communication center at Georgia Institute of Technology. She's also the Waffle House Poet Laureate. The designation came after a Waffle House fouondation-funded poetry tour project for under-served Georgia high school students.

Head's newest collection of poem is called Lost on Purpose. She stopped by On Second Thought to share her recommendations for the "Southern Reading List." For the series, we invite authors and readers to talk about books that define and reflect the South. 

Read and listen to the full interview here.

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication is a unit of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts