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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, December 5, 2013

Poet Kathryn Strilping Byer wins NC Book Award ( Roanoke Chowan )

Congratulations to poet Kathryn Stripling Byer for winning the Roanoke Chowan Book Award for her recently published book DescentNC Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti also in photo presented the award.


Brenda Kay Ledford said...

Congratulations to Kay. I am proud of her. Thank you for informing us of her award.
I hope you are well and will have a Merry Christmas.

Glenda C. Beall said...

Congratulations to Kathryn Byer for this outstanding award! Love the photo as well.
Thanks, Nancy, for posting this.

Brenda Kay Ledford said...

Blanche and I wish you a Merry Christmas and joyful New Year.
We love and appreciate you very much.