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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."

Saturday, July 13, 2013


Let us  celebrate with Kathryn Stripling Byer who has

won the 2013 Southern Independent Booksellers 

Association Award for her poetry collection, Descent  (LSU Press, 2012).

Kathryn Stripling Byer is a major American poet. 
In 2012 she was an inductee to the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame. She was the first woman to serve NC as Poet Laureate, and she held that position 
for five years.Presently Kathryn Stripling Byer serves as a trustee on the N.C. Writers Network Board of Trustees. She  has published six full-length collections of poetry and her individual poems have  appeared in many journals  and newspapers, including The AtlanticHudson ReviewBoston Globe, and Georgia Review.

Want to buy your very one copy of the SIBA Award Winning Book?http://www.citylightsnc.com/book/9780807147504


All of Kathryn Stripling Byer's books are sold at City Lights Book Store in Sylva, NC.

 by Kathryn Stripling Byer (Louisiana State University Press)

Navigating the dangerous currents of family and race, Kathryn Stripling Byer’s sixth poetry collection confronts the legacy of southern memory and landscape, where too often it's safer to stay blind.  --SIBA

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