Huzzah for readings!
This weekend was the Indie-Lit Fest in Greensboro, NC, hosted by UNC-G. From their website:
“Founded in 2007 as the Spring Southeastern Literary Magazine & Independent Press Festival, Indie-Lit Greensboro is is an annual event that honors North Carolina’s rich literary heritage and brings some of America’s finest editors & writers to our state.”
Take a look: Keynote poet David Rivard’s poem “Otherwise Elsewhere” was published in the American Poetry Review, along with this recent article about Steve Orlen. Rivard is the author of five books of poetry: Otherwise, Elsewhere (Graywolf, 2011), Sugartown (Graywolf, 2006), Bewitched Playground (Graywolf, 2000), Wise Poison (Graywolf, 1996), and Torque (Pitt, 1988).
About the Author: Abigail Browning
Abigail Browning, Founder and Managing Editor, a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, received her MFA in Poetry at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Abigail has poems either published or forthcoming in the Yemassee Journal Online, The Greensboro Review, Linebreak, and RHINO Poetry. In addition, she was honored to receive the Amon Liner Poetry Award, the Noel Callow/Academy of American Poets’ Prize, and was a finalist for the Linda Flowers NC Arts Prize. She also has a passion for jazz music and dance, and teaches swing-era dances in her free time: www.abigailbrowning.com. Currently, she is studying Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media as a PhD at NC State in Raleigh, NC.