John Thomas York has announced he and fellow poet, Elizabeth “Beth” Lindsey Rogers, will recite some of their poetry at 8 p.m. July 8 at Tate Street Coffee House, 334 Tate Street, Greensboro, N.C.
From the press release:
York grew up in Yadkin County, N.C., and has degrees from Wake Forest and Duke Universities. He’s also received a master’s in fine arts in creative writing from University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
York’s work has appeared in “Appalachian Journal,” “International Poetry Review,” “Greensboro Review” and other regional journals.
His poetry chapbook, “Johnny’s Cosmology,” was published by the Hummingbird Press of Winston-Salem, N.C.
Beth Rogers grew up in Greensboro where she attended Southeast Guilford High School and Early College at Guilford. Rogers graduated from Oberlin College in 2007, majoring in writing and dance.
From 2007-09, Rogers served as an Oberlin Shansi Fellow, teaching and living in rural China.
Rogers’ poetry has appeared in “The Chautauqua Literary Journal,” “The Country Dog Review” and on “Poetry Daily.”
This fall, Rogers begins the master’s in fine arts program in creative writing at Cornell University.