The elusive author Lemony Snicket has written some of the most celebrated books for young readers of the past decade. The 13 volumes of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” have sold over 60 million copies worldwide, and have been translated into 41 languages.
Terry Kennedy has a new collection of poetry titled New River Breakdown. The book will be released on Sunday, October 20th by Greensboro-based Unicorn Press. Each copy of New River Breakdown, in addition to including the 44 beautiful poems by Terry, will be hand-stitched and feature one of five original cover designs by area artists. The designs represent their personal interpretations of Terry's poems. Terry stopped by WFDD to read from his new work, and he was joined by Unicorn Press assistant editor and book designer Andrew Saulters. Terry began with the first poem in his new collection.
"Two Tuesdays in October" at Centenary United Methodist Church kicks off with Dr. Edwin Wilson’s lecture entitled "The Three Ages of Man: Keats, Wordsworth and Yeats". The free lecture will be held at Centenary United Methodist Church on Tuesday evening, October 22nd, at 7:00. For many years at Wake Forest University, Ed taught a course on William Butler Yeats, and his 2009 lecture series at Centenary included the poetry of his favorite Yeats along with that of Thomas Hardy, and T.S. Eliot.