Sunday, November 10, 2019

Jackson County Rep Launches Third Poetry Collection, 6:30 pm, Wednesday, 11/13, City Lights, Sylva

Jackson County Netwest Rep Catherine Carter will launch her third collection of poetry with LSU Press, Larvae of the Nearest Stars, on Wednesday evening, November 13th, at 6:30 pm at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva. 

Novelist and poet Ron Rash writes of Larvae, "I’'ve been an admirer of Catherine Carter’s poetry for over a decade, but this collection achieves a whole new level with its craft, vision, and urgency. Larvae of the Nearest Stars makes clear that she is one of our country’s finest poets, and her book deserves a place on the same shelf as collections by Mary Oliver and Wendell Berry. 'I will not cease telling,' Carter tells us in the final poem. May it long be so."  

3 comments:

  1. We are so proud to have Catherine Carter as our Jackson County Rep. She is an accomplished poet and I know her new book is excellent as were her past books.

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  2. Congratulations to Catherine upon the publication of her third collection of poetry. I look forward to reading her new book.

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  3. Congratulations, Catherine! I've been waiting for this book!

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