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Nexus Poets - Katie Bowler Young

Nexus Poet’s presents Poetry Open Mike with Katie Bowler Young

Katie Bowler Young will be the Featured Poet at the Nexus Poet’s Poetry Open Mike at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 5 at the Arts and Wellness Center located at 919 Broad St in New Bern. Katie Bowler Young, author of State Street (Bull City Press, 2009), will read from her recently finished manuscript Through Water with Ease, about Hurricane …

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Poetry in Plain Sight

New Bern selected as new host city for statewide “Poetry in Plain Sight” initiative

This spring, poetry will bloom in select New Bern storefronts as a statewide program, Poetry in Plain Sight, comes to Eastern North Carolina. Originally launched in Winston-Salem in 2013, Poetry in Plain Sight brings poetry to the community through broadsides posted in storefront windows. Beginning March 1, twelve businesses in New Bern will …

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Poet Jeanne Julian

Poet Jeanne Julian to Read at New Bern Open Mike

Award winning poet Jeanne Julian will be the Featured Poet at the First Tuesday Poetry Open Mike at 7:00 pm at the Trent River Coffee Company on Tuesday, February 2. Jeanne’s chapbook, Blossom and Loss, was the winner of the 2015 Longleaf Press chapbook contest at Methodist University. Poet David Poston described Jeanne’s …

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