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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, September 11, 2014

Scott Owen and Staci Lynn Bell are Featured Readers

Ginosko Literary Magazine is calling for Poems NOW


Accepting short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, social justice, literary insights for Ginosko Literary Journal.  Length flexible, accept excerpts.

Publishing as semiannual litzine. Check downloadable issues on website for tone & style, http://GinoskoLiteraryJournal.com/
Print anthology:  Ginosko Anthology 2, http://madhat-press.com/

Editorial lead time 1-2 months; accept simultaneous submissions & reprints; length flexible, accept excerpts. Receives postal and email submissions—prefer email submissions as attachments in .wps, .doc, .rtf. —or by Submittable, https://ginosko.submittable.com/submit/
Authors retain copyrights.  Read year-round.

Also looking for books, art, music, spoken word videos, literary landscape to post on website.

Ginosko (ghin-ocĂ©-koe) 
A word meaning to perceive, understand, realize, come to know; knowledge that has an inception, a progress, an attainment. The recognition of truth from experience.

Member CLMP.  Est 2002.

Ginosko Literary Journal
PO Box 246 
Fairfax, CA 94978

Robert Paul Cesaretti
Maggie Heaps

Wednesday, September 3, 2014


Mary Ricketson, author of I HEAR THE RIVER CALL MY NAME and a new full length poetry collection forthcoming.

Janice Townley Moore, author of Teeaching the Robins.

NC Writers' Network West co sponsored by John C. Campbell Folk School announces POETS AND WRITERS READING POEMS AND STORIES 
featuring Janice Townley Moore and Mary Ricketson reading their original poetry.

September 18, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
at John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC.