S.C. Authors to Read at Catawba College
October 24, 2008
The English Department of Catawba College is sponsoring a reading by South Carolina authors Phebe Davidson and Debra Daniel. The event, which is free to the public, will be held on Tuesday, November 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Tom Smith Auditorium, Ketner Hall.
A retired professor of English at the University of South Carolina-Aiken, Phebe Davidson is the author of several published collections of poems, most recently "Fat Moon Rising," released this year by Main Street Rag, and a new volume, "The Surface of Things," that is forthcoming from David Robert Books in 2009. She is the founding editor of Palanquin Press, a staff writer for "The Asheville Poetry Review" and reviews editor of "Yemassee." In 2007, she received the Erica F. Wiest Poetry Award from "Cream City Review" and "The Blue Earth Review's" Flash Fiction Award.
Debra Daniel was the S.C. Arts Commission Poetry Fellow (2006, 1994) and won the 2002 Guy Owen Prize and fellowships in poetry and fiction from the S.C. Academy of Authors. Her fiction has won six S.C. Fiction Project prizes and was included in "Inheritance: an Anthology of Fiction Project Winners." Her poetry chapbook, "As Is," is forthcoming from Main Street Rag. Her work has appeared in numerous journals including: "Kakalak," "Emrys Journal," "Southern Poetry Review," "Tar River Poetry," and "Gargoyle." She sings and plays mandolin and cardboard box in an acoustic band with her husband, Jack McGregor.