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Catawba College Professor's Poetry Book Receives Award

September 20, 2005

Category: English, Faculty


“Sex Education,” a poetry book by Catawba College Writer-in-Residence Dr. Janice Fuller, had been selected as runner-up for this year’s Oscar Arnold Young Award.   That award is given annually by the Poetry Council of North Carolina to the outstanding book of poetry published during the year by a North Carolina poet.  

Fuller received the award and was invited to read from the book at the Poetry Council’s annual meeting held Sept. 24.   Other past winners and runners-up for the Oscar Arnold Young Award include Poet Laureate Kay Stripling Byer and former Poet Laureate Fred Chappell.

“Sex Education” was published by Iris Press of Tennessee.