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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."

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Do you want to take a week long writing class at the John C. Campbell Folk School?

Hello writers, especially you practicing poets. I recommend the upcoming writing class to be taught by Rosemary Royston, July 10-16, 2011. The focus will be on HOMOR IN WRITING. This is a class that I scheduled before I resigned as Resident Writer of the folk school.  I know Rosemary well and know her ability.  She has been writing and publishing for years and earned her MFA in Writing at Spalding University. Her own poetry chapbook is presently being published. She is at this time, one of the strongest instructors teaching at the folk school. A one week class can be intense, for sure, but with humor mixed in,
how can you go wrong in your writing and your life? I predict such a week will change your writing life in all the good ways you would hope.

Pre Register now.

1 comment:

Brenda Kay Ledford said...

I sure would love to take Rosemary's class. She's a wonderful poet and I know her class would be great, too.