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Joyner Library celebrates Southern authors

(Oct. 3, 2011)   —   Southern writers were the focus of two events in September at Joyner Library. From an original poem written by a former N.C. poet laureate celebrating a new collection to workshops on creating fiction at the annual literary homecoming, the events celebrated the written word.

On Sept. 7, the library marked the debut of the Stuart Wright Collection with an event opening the exhibit, “Stuart Wright: A Life in Collecting.” Former North Carolina Poet Laureate Fred Chappell, who is a friend of Wright, read a poem he wrote for the occasion.  Read more...