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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, May 10, 2012

Jack J. Prather's new book, Twelve Notables in Western North Carolina, due to be released in late May.

Jack J. Prather is a member of NCWN and NCWN West. I want to announce his new book. Visit his website. Twelve Notables in Western North Carolina is due to be released in May 2012.
Please read more below. 
Attached is information about Jack J. Prather's new book, Twelve Notables in Western North Carolina, due to be released in late May. To view the book cover and photos of the 12 Notables, visitwww.futurenowpublishing.com.
Also attached is the process to follow for supporting the new Young Writers Scholarship founded by Jack at Warren Wilson College in April. He is donating a portion of book proceeds to the scholarship fund and handling external fundraising; WWC is responsible for grants and alumni donations.
The Twelve Notables:
• Rev. Dr. Dan Matthews, O.B.E. - Waynesville
Priest at Ground Zero on 9-11 / Recipient Order of the British Empire
• Musician David Holt - Fairview
Grammy winning Musician-Storyteller / PBS-TV and NPR-Radio Hostf
• Captain Ray F. West, Jr., USNR, Ret. - Flat Rock
Moldova World Childrens Fund Founder / UNCA Distinguished Alumnus
• Judge Harry C. Martin – Biltmore Forest
Former NC and Cherokee Supreme Court Justice / Honorary Cherokee
• Olson Huff, MD, FAAP - Black Mountain
Founding Medical Director of Mission Children’s Hospital, Asheville
• Glenis Redmond – Asheville
Hall of Fame Performance Poet / Kennedy Center Teaching Artist
• Douglas M. Orr, Ph.D. – Black Mountain
President Emeritus Warren Wilson College / Author / Musician
Billie Ruth Sudduth – Bakersville
Basket Artist / Smithsonian Collection / 1st Female NC Living Treasure
• Matthew J. Hayes, M.D. - Hendersonville
Pioneer of National Emergency Medical Services / ACEP Fellow
• Joe Epley, APR - Tryon
Global Public Relations Leader / UNC Journalism School Hall of Fame
• Richard Ritter – Bakersville
Glass Artist / NC Living Treasure 2011 / Governor’s Award as Fire Chief
• Julyan Davis Asheville
Southern Art Oil Painter / Galleries on East-West Coasts and Europe

If amenable, please share this information with your world.

To e-mail Jack J. Prather: prathergroup@aol.com 

1 comment:

Kathryn Stripling Byer said...

Hi Nancy, this list has made me want to create my own. You would certainly be on it. Larry Wolf of Cherokee, also. Fun to think of one's own list of Notables. There are many here in WNC.