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Women Writers of the Triad is proud to feature Janice Fuller and Abigail Browning at Tate Street Coffee House this Saturday, July 11th, at 7:00 p.m. We are really looking forward to this evening with these two talented women — come and join us.
Janice Moore Fuller has published four poetry collections, including Séance from Iris Press, winner of the 2008 Oscar Arnold Young Award (North Carolina poetry book of the year). Her most recent poetry book, On the Bevel, was published in March 2014 by Cinnamon Press in north Wales. Her poems have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Magma (London), New Welsh Review, The Louisville Review, Tar River Poetry, Asheville Poetry Review, Poems & Plays, Cave Wall, and Comstock Review. Her plays and libretti, including a stage adaptation of Faulkner’s novel As I Lay Dying, have been produced at Catawba’s Hedrick Theatre, BareBones Theater’s New Play Festival, the Minneapolis Fringe Festival, Estonia’s Polli Talu Centre, and France’s Rendez-Vous Musique Nouvelle. A regular workshop leader in Wales and England, she has been a Fellow at artist colonies in Ireland, Scotland, Spain, and Portugal. Fuller is Writer-in-Residence and Professor of English at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC, where she has been awarded the Swink Prize for Outstanding Classroom Teacher by the Faculty Senate and has been selected Professor of the Year five times by popular vote of the students. An Angier B. Duke Scholar as an undergraduate at Duke University, she received her M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Abigail Browning is the Founder and Managing Editor of tatestreet.org, a literary blog and resource for writers. In addition, she is the host of the podcast for writers and book lovers called “In the Margins”–which gives a behind the scenes look into editors, writers, and luminaries in the writing field. A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, she received her MFA in Poetry at the UNC-Greensboro. Abigail has poems published in the Yemassee Journal Online, The Greensboro Review, Linebreak, and RHINO Poetry. In addition, she was honored to receive the Amon Liner Poetry Award, the Noel Callow/Academy of American Poets’ Prize, and was a finalist for the Linda Flowers NC Arts Prize. She’ll be starting her PhD in communication, rhetoric, and digital media at NC State this fall. She also has a passion for jazz music and dance, and teaches swing-era dances in her free time: www.abigailbrowning.com.
Open mic follows, so bring a piece to share!