Pure Poetry II celebrates regional writers

Published 8:00 am Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Local writers take the stage for Pure Poetry II at Tryon Fine Arts Center on Tuesday, April 17 at 7 p.m. Pure Poetry II is presented by the Stage Door Series in conjunction with Lanier Library’s celebration of National Poetry Month.

Seven poets with western North Carolina connections will read from their recent works backstage on the Veh Stage. Presenters are Nancy Pemberton, Monica Jones, Gina Malone, Bob McCall, Karen Luke Jackson, Lynne Tanner and Lee Stockdale. All are past winners of the Lanier Library Poetry Competition, held annually in April.

The evening will run approximately 90 minutes. Audience members will be seated backstage on the Veh Stage for this intimate reading. Seating is limited. Call 828-859-8322 to reserve your seat. More information is available at tryonarts.org.

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-Submitted by Michelle Fleming