A Fugue

Shared Visions

Empty Glass

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.

Gertrude Stein and the Problems of Autobiography

Not Going Out Today

In the Taxidermist’s Shop

Herbs in the Attic

Chippewa Jack, the Mayor, and Jimmy McFee

Mardi Gras Reverie