Betty Adcock is the author of six volumes of poetry, including Slantwise (2008) from LSU Press, and a former Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts Fellow. She has held teaching positions at Meredith, Duke, Warren Wilson, Lenoir-Rhyne and North Carolina State University.
UNC Creative Writing Professor Bland Simpson and The Red Clay Ramblers are also well known to the North Carolina literary,musical and theatrical communities. The Tony Award-winning Ramblers are now in their 38th year and are releasing their North Carolina-focused CD Old North State in October.
The 2009 issue of the North Carolina Literary Review features North Carolina Drama and also includes a new North Carolina Miscellany section of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, interviews, literary criticism, reviews and literary news of North Carolina.
Quail Ridge Books is located at 3522 Wade Ave. in Raleigh (919-828-1588). This event is free and open to the public.