The Poets: of Chattown
Meet the poets:
N’nako Kandé a.k.a N’nako Goodhealthqueen is a bilingual poet, author, artist and artisan. She is the founder of Nakivoire, a holistic beauty and cultural lifestyle brand. The French speaking creative, born in Côte d’Ivoire proudly shares her cultural heritage and love for all things natural, in all her works.
Her books and her poetry performances are meant to take you a journey as she usually performs both in French and in English.
She is a Black Excellence of Chattanooga 2021 Best Author Nominee.
Her books are available on Amazon and she can be contacted for autographed books and her artwork.
Kelly Hanwright is the author of The Locust Years, a survival memoir in poetry about growing up with a parent who had undiagnosed schizophrenia. Kelly is a Best-of-the-Net and two-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Work has appeared in Birmingham Arts Journal, SoulLit, Heart of Flesh Literary Journal, American Diversity Report, and more.