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Nancy Simpson's LIVING ABOVE THE FROST LINE, New and Selected Poems was published by Carolina Wren Press (N.C. Laureate Series, 2010.) She is the author of ACROSS WATER and NIGHT STUDENT, State Street Press, still available on WWW at Alibris and Books Again. Her poems have been published in Southern Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, The Georgia Review and other literary magazines. "Carolina Bluebirds" was published in THE POETS GUIDE TO THE BIRDS, Anhinga Press). "Grass" was reprinted in the 50th Anniversary Issue of Southern Poetry Review: DON'T LEAVE HUNGRY ( U.of Arkansas Press.) Seven poems were reprinted in the textbook, SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN POETRY,(McFarland.) Two poems were published in SOLO CAFE, Two more poems were published in SOLO NOVO."In the Nantahala Gorge" was published in Pisgah Review. "Studying Winter" was reprinted in Pirene's Fountain Anthology and "The Collection" in Collecting Life Anthology. Most recently, Southern Poetry Review Edited by James Smith, published "Our Great Depression," and The Southern Poetry Anthology Vol. VII: NORTH CAROLINA,Edited by William Wright, reprinted "Leaving in the Dead of Winter."

Monday, October 5, 2009


Announcing a poetic collaboration between Kathryn Stripling Byer and Penelope Scambley Schott.

Aretha's Hat

Inauguration Day 2009

Kathryn Stripling Byer

P.O. Box 489, Cullowhee,

NC 28723.

Cost is $10.00, $ 2.00


Recent Books by Netwest Writers and Poets

Children of Sherlock Holmes by Ben Eller

Heading Home by John Malone

I Hear the River Call My Name by Mary Ricketson

Missy's Gift by Jerry Hobbs

My Friends, My Dogs, by Shirley Uphouse

Red Clay, Blood River by William Everett

Sacred Fire by Brenda Kay Ledford

Teaching the Robins by Janice Townley Moore

The Christmas Curmudgeon by James Cox

The Day of the Knights by Jack Joseph Prather

When the Sap Rises by Glenda Barrett


Brenda Kay Ledford said...

Thank you for sharing the recent books by NCWN members. I would like to get one of Kay's books. Sounds like a great read.

Nancy Simpson said...

Thanks Brenda Kay, I sent for a copy.

Kathryn Stripling Byer said...

Nancy, thanks so much for the plug! I've fallen way behind with my blogging.