27 Views of Raleigh: The City of Oaks in Prose & Poetry

27 Views of Raleigh: The City of Oaks in Prose & Poetry

by Wilton Barnhardt


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Eno Publishers builds on its successful 27 Views series 27 Views of Durham(2012); 27 Views of Hillsborough (2010); 27 Views of Chapel Hill (2011); 27 Views of Asheville (2012) by showcasing the literary community of Raleigh, North Carolina, in 27 Views of Raleigh: The City of Oaks in Prose & Poetry. The book features prose and poetry by 27 writers, who in poetry, essays, short stories, and book excerpts focus on the famous capital city. Contributors to this anthology include Bridgette Lacy, Tom Hawkins, Margaret Maron, David Rigsbee, Rob Christensen, Angela Davis-Gardner, Lenard Moore, Jimmy Creech, Amanda Lamb, Kelly Starling Lyons, Betty Adcock, Tracie Fellers, Grayson Haver Currin, Eleanora E. Tate, Hillary Hebert, Scott Huler, G.D. Gearino, Dana Lindquist, June Spence, Elaine Orr, Juliana Nfah-Abbenyi, Peggy Payne, and Tina Haver Currin.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983247555
Publisher: Eno Publishers
Publication date: 09/13/2013
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,192,642
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Wilton Barnhardt is a former reporter for Sports Illustrated and the author of Emma Who Saved My Life (1989), Gospel (1993), and Show World (1999), and most recently, Lookaway, Lookaway. He teaches fiction writing to undergraduate and graduate students at the North Carolina State University in Raleigh, where he is a faculty member in the Master of Fine Arts program in Creative Writing.

Table of Contents

Preface 15

Introduction Wilton Barnhardt 17

A Place Called Home

On the Corner Grayson Haver Currin 27

In a Relationship with Raleigh: It's Complicated Peggy Payne 34

Patterns Trade Fellers 43

Intersections June Spence 49

"Fair Ground" Tom Hawkins 54

Home is where you mend the roof Juliana Makuchi Nfah-Abbenyi 64

A World Apart

A Forest in the Middle of It Betty Adcock 79

Fox View, Montclair Neighborhood Elaine Neil Orr 84

Street Scenes

"Autumn Prayer, North Carolina State" Dorianne Laux 99

The Parade Jimmy Creech 101

"North State" David Rigsbee 107

Go Pack Tina Haver Currin 109

Curtain Call Amanda Lamb 115


Backsliders Scott Huler 127

A Force of Nature Andrea Weigl 132

A Literary Place Bridgette A Lacy 138

Where the Beauty Lies Liza Roberts 144

Views from Before

The Third House Rob Christensen 151

Harking Back to Hargett Street Eleanora E. Tate 155

"Raleigh Jazz Festival, 1986" Lenard D. Moore 162

Dining at Balentine's Dana Wynne Lindquist 164

Gateway to the Past Kelly Starling Lyons 169

Views in Fiction

Of Innocence and Wild Irish Rose Sheila Smith McKoy 177

The Devil Himself G.D. Gearino 182

Hungry Angela Davis-Gardner 188

The Carousel at Pullen Park Margaret Maron 190

Ladies of the Marble Hearth Hillary Hebert 194

George Delivers the Goods John Kessel 207

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