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Former state poet laureate Stripling Byer April 10

040313Feature_StriplingAlumnus Kathryn Stripling Byer returns to UNCG Wednesday, April 10, when she will read and sign copies of her new book, “Descent,” in the Hodges Reading Room on the second floor of Jackson Library. The event begins at 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Her work has garnered numerous awards, including the Hanes Poetry Award from the Fellowship of Southern Writers, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Poetry Award, and the Roanoke-Chowan Award. She served for five years as North Carolina’s first woman poet laureate, succeeding UNCG professor Fred Chappell. She lives in the mountains of western North Carolina.

For more information, see http://www.uncgfol.blogspot.com/2013/03/kathryn-stripling-byer-to-appear-at.html