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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."

Thursday, July 1, 2010

W.S. Merwin U S Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Poet

Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin - Want to Read Him?

Copper Canyon Press
Congratulations to W.S. Merwin,
Poet Laureate of the United States.

On July 1, 2010, the Library of Congress appointed W.S. Merwin Poet Laureate. Copper Canyon Press is honored to publish his poetry, prose, and translations, including his most recent volume of poems, The Shadow of Sirius, winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

Please join us in congratulating W.S. Merwin.


1 comment:

Brenda Kay Ledford said...

Thank you, Nancy for keeping us informed about our new US Poet Laureate. I look forward to reading his work.