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NC Poetry Society: Sam Ragan Poetry Festival 2011

Sam Ragan Poetry Festival 2011 This year’s Sam Ragan Poetry Festival featured great music and a nice readthrough of a play about Sam Ragan’s life. Ragan, named by Governor Hunt as North Carolina Poet Laureate for life in 1982, has obviously touched many of the members of the NCPS with his work, based on the […]

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NCPS 2011 Adult Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the North Carolina Poetry Society’s 2011 Adult Contests! A full list of the winners is below. Joanna Catherine Scott Award (Richard Katrovas, Judge) First Place: “The Grounding to Craft” Sharon Sharp Second Place: “Yellow Pantoum” Andrew Kalnik Third Place: “Ted and Sylvia Sestina” Beth Cagle Burt Honorable Mentions: “Sonnet: When […]

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Anne Russell - September 6, 2011 - 6:44 pm

Well, congratulations, Coyla Barry! Hope all is well with you and your brood.

NC Poetry Society: Winter 2011 Workshops. (Dorianne Laux, John Balaban, and Morri Creech).

Awesome (record) turn out, and a lot of happy faces, for this year’s winter workshop meeting! We gained a lot of new members, as well. The day started with our business meeting, consisting of our election of newly nominated board and current President Tony Abbott asking all the new members to stand and say their […]

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Weymouth Video & New Brochure!

Fall Meeting Video: with Photographs and Audio of Tony Abbott reading – Images are created from shots I took exploring the historic Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities during the fall 2010 meeting of the North Carolina Poetry Society in Southern Pines, NC. In the audio, NC Poet, and current NCPS President, Tony Abbott […]

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Richard Allen Taylor - October 1, 2010 - 1:12 pm

Cari’s photography is beautiful and amazing. What a story it tells!

steve roberts - October 26, 2010 - 3:04 am

Wonderful site and great photos! Thank you for your efforts!

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