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Poetry Readings at the Bristol Public Library to mark National Poetry Month

April 22, 2013

Bristol Public Library celebrates National Poetry Month with readings and book signings by three area poets — Chrissie Anderson Peters, Nancy Fisher, and Rose Klix — on Sunday, April 28th from 2-4pm. This event is free to the public and will be held in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room. Time will be allowed for audience sharing of their poetry after the featured readers. For questions about this event or any other library programs, call 276.645.8781 or visit bristol-library.org.

Chrissie Anderson Peters is a native of Southwestern Virginia who has lived in Bristol, Tennessee, for nearly 13 years. She began writing in fourth grade and enjoys dabbling in a variety of genres, including memoir, short stories, and poetry, as well as occasional song lyrics. Her first collection of stories and poems, Dog Days and Dragonflies, was published in June 2012, and is available through outlets such as Amazon, as well as through her website, www.ChrissieAndersonPeters.com — and as an eBook through Kindle and Nook.

Nancy McWhorter Fisher is a retired English professor and poet. Her work has appeared in Wind, Apalachee Quarterly, and other journals. She retired from Tennessee Wesleyan College in 2010, after almost twenty years service. Witnessing, a chapbook, appeared in 1988 and Vision at Delphi in 1995. Flame Dancer was published by Plain View Press in 2011. Little Creek Books reissued Vision at Delphi in 2012, followed by Sunday Sonnets.

Rose Klix is proud to call the Appalachian foothills around Johnson City, TN her adoptive home. She welcomes visitors to her website http://www.RoseKlix.com. Rose is the author of Pastiche of Poetry a two-volume collection of poetry written over a 50 year span, including many award-winning and previously published poems. She dedicated the collection to all the people and organizations that mentored her writing. Rose was awarded the honorary title of Poetry Society of Tennessee Poet Laureate in 2010-11 for her efforts in organizing talented area poets and founding the Northeast chapter (PST-NE).