UNCG Campus Weekly

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N.C. Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson Oct. 8

Photo of Poet Laureate Shelby StephensonPoet Laureate Shelby Stephenson will speak at UNCG 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, in the Hodges Reading Room of Jackson Library. A book signing will follow the program.

Shelby Stephenson, who was inducted into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame in 2014, lives on the small farm where he was born near Benson, in the Coastal Plain of North Carolina. “Most of my poems come out of that background,” he says, “where memory and imagination play on one another.”