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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, April 4, 2013

Keith Flynn will read at City Lights Book Store

Poet Keith Flynn
Asheville poet Keith Flynn will read from his new collection of poetry, Colony Collapse Disorder, on Friday, April 5th at 6:30 p.m. at City Lights Bookstore.  Flynn is the author of six books, including five collections of poetry.  From 1984-1999 he was the lyricist and lead singer for the nationally acclaimed rock band, The Crystal Zoo.  He is currently touring with a supporting combo The Holy Men, whose album, Live at the Diana Wortham Theatre, was released in 2011.  His poetry has been featured in numerous journals and he has twice been named the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet for NC.  Flynn is the founder and managing editor of the Asheville Poetry Review which began publishing in 1994.  For more information or to reserve any of his books please call City Lights Bookstore at 828-586-9499. 

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