North Carolina Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti
Sunday, September 22, 2013
Poetry Workshop* from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
The Friends Meeting House, 625 South Street in Davidson
Space is limited to 20 participants; registration required.
Reading & Reception begins at 7 p.m.
St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 301 Caldwell Lane in Davidson
Open to the public with reception to follow.
CWC-North is honored to sponsor an afternoon workshop led by the current North Carolina Poet Laureate, Joseph Bathanti, who will read several selections in the evening. Please come out and join us for this special event!
Bathanti’s books of poetry include Concertina (forthcoming book of prison-related poems will be released from Mercer University Press, Fall 2013), Sonnets of the Cross (Jacar Press, 2013), This Metal (St. Andrews College Press, 1996 and Press 53, 2012), Restoring Sacred Art (Star Cloud Press, 2010), Land of Amnesia (Press 53, 2009), Anson County (Williams & Simpson, 1989 and Parkway Publishers, 2005), The Feast of All Saints (Nightshade press, 1994), and Communion Partners (Briarpatch Press, 1986). He has published two novels, Coventry (Novello Festival Press, 2006) and East Liberty (Banks Channel Books, 2001), along with a book of short stories, The High Heart (Eastern Washington University Press, 2007).
*Workshop registration opens on June 1. Space will be limited to 20, but individuals who are interested may be placed on a waiting list. The smaller workshop will give attendees the opportunity to take part in a more creative, hands-on environment. Please check back on June 1 for details on registering.