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The Book Shelf


The Book Shelf will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

BEGINNING ON JANUARY 8, 2020 THE BOOK SHELF WILL BE OPEN WEDNESDAY.-SATURDAY ONLY FROM 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

We regret any convenience that this causes.  Please contact us at 828-859-9304 or at tryonbookshelf@gmail.com if you have any questions.
February 28, 2020

at

5:00 PM
Book Signing

with

Kathy Ackerman

Kathy Cantley Ackerman was born in coal country West Virginia, grew up in Ohio, and has lived in the Carolinas since 1984.  She holds a PhD in literature from the University of South Carolina and has published two full-length collections of poems, most recently A Quarrel of Atoms, winner of the 2019 Lena Shull Book Award from the North Carolina Poetry Society.  She is also the author of The Heart of Revolution, the only book to date about Asheville proletarian novelist Olive Tilford Dargan (University of Tennessee Press), as well as three poetry chapbooks.  She serves as Dean of Arts and Sciences and Writer-in-Residence at Isothermal Community College in Spindale, North Carolina, and lives on a loblolly farm on the actual edge of Polk County. 

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