Recent History

Harvests & Power Failure

Kathryn Stripling Byer received the 2013 North Carolina Book Award and the 2013 Southern Independent Booksellers Award for Poetry for her most recent collection, Descent (Louisiana State University Press, 2012). A native of south Georgia, she recently completed five years as North Carolina’s first woman poet laureate. Frequently anthologized, her poetry, essays, and fiction have appeared in publications ranging from the Atlantic to Appalachian Heritage.

New Worlds

The Gift

In Retrospect: Oedipus to the Sphinx

Eastman’s West

Modernism and Subjectivity

Recruitment

The Anti-Transcendentalism of “Moby-Dick”