with thanks to the Blue Ridge
Mountains Arts Association
Poetry Readings &
Workshop on Publishing
plus open mic, book raffle,
book sales and signing
Where: Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, 420 West Main St.,
Blue Ridge GA 30513
When: Friday, September 16, 2011, 6:30 pm
• No Admission Fees,
Please join us for a two‐hour poetry festival featuring:A workshop
focusing on publishing in the electronic age. Learn the latest ways to
publish your work.
Readings by Robert W. Kimsey and Robert S. King. Two widely
published poets read from their books and new poems as well.
A raffle. Your chance to win poetry books.
An open mic. Bring one or two of your own poems
to share with the audience. Please limit poems to a maximum of
35 lines each.
Book sales and signing. If you have published
a book or books of poetry, please bring copies to
sell at this event. No fees involved.
About the Featured Poets
Robert W. Kimsey is a retired Technical Writer
Illustrator and lives in McCaysville, GA.
His poems have been published in various poetry
and web columns including Kudzu, Pegasus
the Southern Ocean Review, NewSoutherner
and various anthologies.
Robert S. King lives near McCaysville, GA.
He has published poems in hundreds of magazines
and anthologies including The Kenyon Review,
Southern Poetry Review, Main Street Rag, Midwest
Quarterly, CaliforniaQuarterly, Chariton Review,
Negative Capability, Slant, Sow's Ear, and many
others. He has also published three chapbooks
(When Stars Fall Down asSnow, Garland Press,
1976; Dream of the Electric Eel, Wolfsong Publications,
1982; and Traveller ’s Tale, Whistle Press, 1998)
and two full‐length poetry books
(The Gravedigger’s Roots and The Hunted River,
both from Shared Roads Press, 2009).
Robert serves as President of the Georgia Poetry
Society and is also Director of FutureCycle Press.