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September 2014

Phoenix Reading Series: Metta Sáma and Amy Catanzano

September 4 @ 7:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Metta Sáma, Assistant Professor and Director of Creative Writing at Salem College, is the author of Nocturne Trio and South of Here.  Her poems, fiction, creative non-fiction, and book reviews have been published or forthcoming in Blackbird, Drunken Boat, Esque, The Owls, Pebble Lake Review, Reverie and Vinyl, among others. Sáma received her MFA and MA from Western Michigan and her PhD from SUNY-Binghamton. Amy Catanzano is an Assistant Professor of English and serves as Poet-in-Residence and Director of Creative…

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Phoenix Reading Series: Alan Michael Parker

September 18 @ 7:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Alan Michael Parker, Douglas C. Houchens Professor of English at Davidson College, has written three novels, Cry Uncle, Whale Man, and The Committee on Town Happiness, along with eight collections of poems. He served as Editor of The Imaginary Poets, and co-editor of two other volumes of scholarship.  His poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, The Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, and The Yale Review, among others.  His prose has appeared in journals including The Believer, The New York…

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November 2014

Phoenix Festival – Nathaniel Mackey

November 20 @ 7:00 pm
Greek Village Conference Center, Ballroom,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point,
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Nathaniel Mackey is an American poet, novelist, literary critic, editor and jazz aficionado. He is currently the Reynolds Price Professor of English at Duke.  Mr. Mackey is a National Book Award winner for poetry, Chancellor of the Academy of American Poetry for six years, and a winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship, among other honors.  As a tribute to High Point’s jazz heritage, members of the HPU Jazz Ensemble will also be playing at this year’s annual Phoenix Festival.   Open…

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