AN EVENING OF POETRY & CELEBRATION with Tina Barr, Tony Reevy, and Ross White
Thursday, November 15, 7:00 p.m.
The Regulator welcomes Tina Barr, Tony Reevy, and Ross White for an Evening of Poetry. Tina will read from her new collection, Green Target, with additional readings by poets Tony Reevy and Ross White. Details to come.
Tina Barr’s books include Green Target, winner of the Barrow Street Press Book Prize, forthcoming in October 2018, Kaleidoscope (Iris Press), and The Gathering Eye (Tupelo Press Editor’s Prize). Her Fellowships include the NEA, Tennessee Arts Commission, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and MacDowell Colony. Her poems have appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, American Book Review, Atlanta Review, Crab Orchard Review, The Gettysburg Review, Hanging Loose, Louisiana Literature, The Texas Review & elsewhere.
Ross White is the author of two chapbooks, How We Came Upon the Colony (Unicorn Press, 2014) and The Polite Society (Unicorn Press, 2017). His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, New England Review, Poetry Daily, Tin House, and The Southern Review, among others. His manuscript in progress, Guilt Ledger, was selected by Edward Hirsch to receive the 2016 Larry Levis Post-Graduate Stipend from Warren Wilson College. He teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and directs Bull City Press. Follow him on Twitter: @rosswhite.
Tony Reevy is Senior Associate Director of the Institute for the Environment at UNC-Chapel Hill. His previous publications include poetry, nonfiction and short fiction, including the nonfiction books Ghost Train!, O. Winston Link: Life Along the Line and The Railroad Photography of Jack Delano; the full books of poetry, Socorro, Old North and Passage; and the poetry chapbooks Green Cove Stop, Magdalena, Lightning in Wartime, and In Mountain Lion Country. Reevy spent his teen years in Durham, went to Northern High School, graduated from NC State and Carolina and remembers when The Regulator opened in 1976. Reevy and his family live in Durham, in the Watts- Hillandale neighborhood.