Rob Merritt, "View from Blue-Jade to Mountiain" & Terry Kennedy, "New River Breakdown"
Rob Merritt, View from Blue-Jade Mountain & Terry Kennedy, New River Breakdown
Sunday, March 28, 3pm
The MFA Writing Program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a poetry reading by Rob Merritt and Terry Kennedy on Sunday, April 28th at 3PM at Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street. It is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing.
Rob Merritt, Professor of English at Bluefield College in Virginia, is the author of the poetry collections View from Blue-Jade Mountain, The Language of Longing, and Landscape Architects and the critical book Early Music and the Aesthetics of Ezra Pound. A member of the National Association for Poetry Therapy, he offers workshops on the healing power of expressive writing. He has taught poetry in China and is a board member of Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation. Currently, he is writing about personal mythologies, the geographical imagination, and connections between Chinese and Appalachian poets.
Terry L. Kennedy is the author of the poetry collection New River Breakdown. His work appears in a variety of literary journals and magazines as well as Thrush Poetry Journal: An Anthology of the First Two Years, Southern Poetry Anthology, VII: North Carolina, and Hard Lines: Rough South Poetry. He currently serves as Director of the MFA Writing Program at Greensboro and Editor of the online journal storySouth.