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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 18, 2010

Celebrating the Book Launch of Nancy Simpson's book LIVING ABOVE THE FROST LINE - NEW AND SELECTED POEMS

AT CITY LIGHTS BOOKSTORE IN SYLVA, NC OCTOBER 17, 2010

SHARING THE DAY 

Andrea Selch the Director of Carolina Wren Press, NC Poet Laureate Emerta Kathryn Stripling Byer who nominated the manuscript for the new Laureate Series and Nancy Simpson author of Living Above the Frost Line  - New and Selected Poems.



Nancy Simpson signs a copy of Living Above the Frost Line for novelist Sue Ellen Bridgers.
Director of Carolina Wren Press Andrea Selch meets poet Rosemary Royston.



And it's food, glorious food prepared by Spring Street Cafe. 

2 comments:

Glenda C. Beall said...

It was a wonderful party, Nancy.
Good reading and nice audience, great food and drink.
I have some photos of the day I'll post on www.netwestwriters.blogspot.com

Congratulations again.

Nancy Simpson said...

Thanks Glenda. I'm so happy that you could come. Kay took the photos I've posted. I should say, they were taken with her camera.