27 Views of Wilmington: The Port City in Prose and Poetry

27 Views of Wilmington: The Port City in Prose and Poetry

by Celia Rivenbark


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27 Views of Wilmington: The Port City in Prose & Poetry is the latest in Eno's popular series of local anthologies. The book showcases the literary life of one of North Carolina's most popular cities by featuring the works of more than two dozen hometown writers. The result is a mosaic of perspectives about life in the Port City in a variety of genres--journalism, history, fiction, poetry, and more.

To date, contributors include Wiley Cash, Nan Graham, Jason Mott, Gwenyfar Rohler, Melodie Homer, Kevin Mauer, Virginia Holman, Dana Sachs, Rhonda Bellamy, Susan T. Block, Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams, Emily Smith, John Jeremiah Sullivan, Bertha Boykin Todd, Philip Gerard, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780989609234
Publisher: John F Blair, Publisher
Publication date: 10/10/2015
Series: 27 Views
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,186,420
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Eastern North Carolina native Celia Rivenbark is an award-winning newspaper columnist and the author of the New York Times bestseller You Can't Drink All Day if You Don't Start in the Morning, along with six other humor collections that blend her love of all things Southern with pop culture observations and general snarkiness. Her weekly humor column appears in newspapers across the country. Celia has appeared on "Good Morning America" and "Inside Edition" as a quasi-expert on how to avoid dressing your child like a skank. A four-time finalist for the James Thurber Award for Humorous Commentary, she lives in Wilmington.

Table of Contents


Introduction by Celia Rivenbark

A Place Called Home

Winter Beach Run Emily Louise Smith

The Greens on Queen Rhonda Bellamy

Restorations Gwenyfar

Where You Find It Melodie Homer

Ode to My Backyard Robert Anthony Siegel


Pine Straw & the Ocean Jason Mott

Dog & Wolf: The Time Between Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams

On Second Thought Dana Sachs

The Miracle of the Superama Magic Dreydl Karen E. Bender

A World Apart

Animals John Jeremiah Sullivan

“Spin” Sheila Webster Boneham

Love & Death in the Cape Fear Serpentarium Wendy Brenner

The Face of the River Virginia Holman

“The Sea Is a Collector” Jean Jones

Street Scenes

Ballads of Change Ashley Wahl

Gather ’Round the Table Jason Frye

Beer Is Love Kevin Maurer

Views from Before

Esther, Andy & Me: Azalea Festival 1958 Nan Graham

Fort Fisher, 150 Years Later Wiley Cash

Color Meets Light Susan Taylor Block

Views from 1898 & Beyond

A Tale of Two Cities Philip Gerard

A Successful Coup d’What? Bertha Boykin Todd

Our Past Is Current James Leutze

The Evidence of Things Unforgotten Marlon Rachquel Moore

“Coup” Michael White

Views in Fiction

The Future Behind Me Emily Colin

Ouroboros Daniel Norris

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