Friday, October 7, 2011

Do You Know a North Carolina Poet?

Joy Acey, a prolific children's poet, recommended this mentoring opportunity for a North Carolina poet. If you know of a middle school, high school, college, or adult poet who might qualify, please forward this information. 

Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series

The 2011-2012 Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet for Eastern North Carolina is Michael White, who teaches in the Creative Writing Program at UNC-Wilmington. Dr. White will mentor a student poet at the middle school, high school, and college level as well as an adult student poet not affiliated with a college or university. Guidelines and application form for the student poet positions may be found at:

Applications, due by November 1, 2011, should be sent to Coordinator of the GCDP Series for the Eastern Region: Dr. Rebecca Godwin, Department of English and Modern Languages, Barton College, Box 5000, Wilson, NC 27893.

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