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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."

Friday, February 5, 2010

COFFEE WITH THE POETS at Phillips an Lloyd Bookstore on the square in Hayesville, NC

Poet Ellen Andrews will read her poems on Feb. 10, 2011.

When: Wednesday, February 10, 10:30 (second Wednesday of every month)

Where: Phillips and Lloyd Book Shop on the square
There is a featured poet each month followed by an open mike. This month, Dr. Ellen Andrews will read her poetry.

Poets within driving distance are welcome to come and read at open mike or come and listen, meet friends, and discuss writing.

Crumpets Dessertery will serve coffee, tea, and sweets for a small charge. Join us for a morning of poets reading their words in a warm and friendly environment.

At Coffee With the Poet, here is poet Janice Townley Moore, NC Writers' Network West's Monthly Poetry Critique Group Leader. Want to know more about NC Writers Network West (Netwest)? It is a ninteen year old professional writing group, serving the writers in the far western corner of the Western North Carolina mountains.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Dana's book does sound like it would be good, and I, too have a fondness for wild violets. Glenda Barrett