Kyes Stevens is a poet, historian and the founder and director of the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project at Auburn University.
She earned her M.A. in women's history and M.F.A. in poetry at Sarah Lawrence College in New York.
Kyes will speak on the topic of "prison art" and will facilitate the instillation of an exhibit of artwork from the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project at the ERDCC from 1-3 p.m. Monday, March 7, in the visitor's center at the Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center (ERDCC).
The Inside Out Speaker Series at Saint Louis University is a series of talks, readings, and performances on the Saint Louis University campus at the Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correction Center in Bonne Terre, Mo.
In order to attend events it is necessary to present a valid driver's license at the visitor's center main office.
Speaker series events begin at 1 p.m. and end by 3 p.m. It is necessary for you to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the presentation.