The Magic of Poetry with Dr. Tony Abbott
Saturday, January 25 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Black Mountain/Tyson Library invites you to experience the magic of poetry with award winning poet and author, Dr. Tony Abbott. Winner of the 2015 NC Award for Literature, Dr. Abbott is the author of seven books of poetry, two novels, and four books of literary criticism. He is currently the Charles A Dana Professor of English Emeritus at Davison College in NC.
Dr. Abbott will discuss the art of poetry writing and read from his recent book, The Angel Dialogues. This book is a lyrical narrative that takes place over a year in which a spiritually fatigued poet encounters an angel who teaches him much about what it means to be a human being.
Saturday, January 25th, 3:30 – 6:30. Black Mountain/Tyson Library. Free. Reception to follow