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Princess Series Highlights Lives Of Slave Women

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Princess Series

Fourteen Generations Of Women Guard And Preserve Ancient Culture By Barbara Frank Three novels about the women of one slave family begin with a kidnapping in Africa in the early 18th century. The books offer a window into slave religion in three different time periods, and bear witness to the power of blood ties to…

The Rime Of The Non-Traditionalist

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By Robert Laurence Sometimes Michael Heffernan rhymes: “the idiot” (2013) – night with fright – next with unperplexed. And has for a long time: “Lines from the Interior” (1988) – numbers with slumbers – motivated with exasperated. (And later in this poem, he impishly rhymes rime, as in frost, with rhyme, as in poetry.) But…

Women Take Flight At Underground

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Glory's Flightby Alicia HicksColumbus, GA

Staff Report The Fayetteville Underground is holding a National Juried Art Exhibition themed “Women Take Flight” in the month of June. Artists from across the nation submitted work for consideration by our exhibition juror, Fran Otten. The accepted work comes from artists in eleven different states, as far away as California and New York, in…

Teenage Writers, Reading Aloud

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By Robert Laurence They have a reputation to uphold. Thirty years of publication, on-time and never missed. Multiple recognitions of national excellence by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Front cover to back, a publication to take pride in. “They” are the editors and writers, the artists and production designers of Connotations, the award-winning literary magazine…

Traveling Poets Find Comfy Spot

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By Roger Barrett If you’ve been to a poetry reading at Nightbird Books, or bought a book of poetry at the Dickson Street Bookshop then you’ve probably met Matthew Henriksen. Matt and Katy Henriksen started the Burning Chair Readings to bring touring poets to Fayetteville. Their readings have also presented readings from UA Fayetteville and…