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Act 5, Scene 1: Irene’s Twilight Zone See whole poem, "The Main Show," and index of scenes.  (Spotlight opens on the lobby of the theater.  Characters who remain in the lobby enter the theater, which remains dark.  Joan the nurse tells the tour guide to also go in, and the narrator hangs back awhile.) Joan: Go ahead in. I’ll stay with my patient.Anyway, this is a family…See More
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Travelling back in time on a Flat Rock roadby Rob Neufeld             If you walk the one mile length of North Highland Lake Road in Flat Rock, you step nearly 200 years into the past.            At the east end, the 21st century reigns.  Fronting six-lane Spartanburg Highway, a super-Ingles sits above a bog; and a CVS store faces an Octopus Garden smoke shop, a chiropractor, a cell phone provider, and a six-lane avenue to I-26 a mile away .            Neither Ingles nor CVS carries the big…See More
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Three great national poets for APR Series

The First annual Asheville Poetry Review Reading Series, sponsored by Biltmore Farms, features three noted poets, Fri. Mar. 25, 7 p.m., Hilton Hotel, Biltmore Park.  

Admission is free.  Call 209-2000.


WILLIAM PITT ROOT, author of Welcome, Traveler: Selected Early Odes of Pablo Neruda (2011), White Boots: New & Selected Poems of the American West (2006), The Storm and Other Poems (2005, Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary series; 1969, Antheneum); earlier publications include Trace Elements from a Recurring Kingdom,
Faultdancing, Reasons for Going It On Foot, Invisible Guests, Fireclock, and Striking the Dark Air for Music. Root has taught creative writing, global poetry, and 20th Century Native American Literature in many colleges and universities throughout the United States. Currently poetry editor of Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts, he serves also as Advisory or Contributing Editor for Mid-American Review, Puerto del Sol, Rattapallax, and The Pushcart Anthology.
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MARILYN KALLET
is the author of 14 books, including Packing Light: New and Selected Poems, Black Widow Press, 2009. She has also translated the Last Love Poems of Paul Eluard for Black Widow Press, and they will publish her translation of Surrealist Benjamin Péret’s The Big Game in 2011.  Kallet has performed her poetry on campuses and in theaters across the U.S., in France and in Krakow and Warsaw as a guest of the U.S. Embassy’s “America Presents” program. Kallet directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Tennessee, where she holds a Lindsay Young
Professorship in English. She also teaches poetry workshops for the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in Auvillar, France. She has been awarded the Tennessee Arts Commission Literary Fellowship in Poetry, and was inducted into the East Tennessee Literary Hall of Fame in Poetry, 2005.
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PAMELA USCHUK
is the author of five books of poems, the award-winning Finding Peaches in the Desert, One Legged Dancer, Scattered Risks, Without the Comfort of Stars: New and Selected Poems (2007 Sampark Press, New Delhi and London), and, her latest, Crazy Love (Wings Press), which is the winner of a 2010 American Book Award. She is also the author of several chapbooks of poems, including Pam Uschuk’s Greatest Hits (2009, Pudding House Press). Uschuk is a
Professor of creative Writing at Fort Lewis College, where she teaches creative writing and environmental literature. She is also Director of Southwest Writers Institute at FLC for Women Writers. Editor-In-Chief of the literary magazine, Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts, Uschuk lives in Bayfield, Colorado. During spring semester 2011, Uschuk will hold the Hodges Chair as Visiting Writer at University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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