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Poets to share podium at Macon Bookshop

4/7/2004 9:52:24 AM


LYNCHBURG, Va.—Associate professor of English and author of works including The Owning Stone, Jim Peterson, and author Stephen Corey of No Finished World, will be reading selections from their published works of poetry on Wednesday, April 14th at 5:00 PM in the Macon Bookshop. This event is free and open to the public.

Stephen Corey's collections include The Last Magician, Synchronized Swimming, All These Lands You Call One Country, Greatest Hits 1980-2000, and five chapbooks. He has co-edited three books, most recently Spreading the Word: Editors on Poetry. He was co-founder of the poetry magazine The Devil's Millhopper and was editor for seven years. Since 1983 he has been on the staff of The Georgia Review and is currently Associate Editor. He lives in Athens, Georgia with his family. Steve will be reading from his brand new book, There Is No Finished World, which is receiving high praise around the country.

Jim Peterson's collections include The Man Who Grew Silent, An Afternoon With K, The Owning Stone, and Greatest Hits 1984-2000 . His novel Paper Crown will be published in the fall of this year and his new poetry collection The Last Child in 2005. His one-act play The Falling Man is being produced at R-MWC April 30, May 1, and May 2. He is currently Coordinator of Creative Writing at Randolph-Macon Woman's College and lives in Lynchburg with his wife Harriet and his photogenic Welsh Corgi, Dylan Thomas.

For more information on this or any other event at the Bookshop, call 434-947-8108.

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CONTACT: Brenda Edson, Director of College Relations