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    "…you say aloud
    to the road, I can never forget this,
    by which, of course, you mean you’ll never remember. "

    -from Catherine Carter's 'Day of the Dead'

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The North Carolina Poetry Society

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The NCPS Fall Meeting

NCPS Meetings are held at the Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities, in Southern Pines, NC. For Directions to Weymouth, see our directions page.

Upcoming NCPS Meetings:

2014 Fall Meeting
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities, Southern Pines, NC

Join us as we welcome the winners of the 2014 Brockman-Campbell Book Award and the Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition. Come and hear these award-winning poets read their work — along with a celebration of A. R. Ammons led by Robert West.

Don’t miss it!

Tentative Schedule:

9:15 – Registration begins. Order a box lunch if not paid in advance ($10, cash or check) until 10:10 am. Keep your society membership current by paying your annual dues. Student contest winners meet upstairs.

10:00 Business Meeting. Carolyn York, president, presides.

10:20   Readings by winners of the Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition, with introduction by Charles Fiore, of the NC Writers’ Network

Maureen Sherbondy
Melissa Hassard
Kathryn Kirkpatrick

10:40  Readings by winners of the Brockman-Campbell Book Award:

Charmaine Cadeau
Susan Laughter Myers

12:00 Eat lunch! Buy books, socialize, and enjoy the gardens.

1:00 Announcements

1:15pm   A celebration of A.R. Ammons

2:15pm  Socializing and book signing


2014 NC Literary Hall of Fame Induction
Sunday, October 12
Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities, Southern Pines, NC


For a description of previous NCPS meetings, please visit our Previous Meetings page.

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