Poet Annie Woodford
2022 Juanita Tobin Memorial Reading
Thursday, March 24, 2022
Craft Talk: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Talk Title: “Carrying Back the Music to Its Source: Naming the Sacred Place”
Reading: 6-7 p.m.
Table Rock Room, 201-B Plemmons Student Union
Annie Woodford is the author of Bootleg (Groundhog Poetry Press, 2019), which was a runner-up for the Weatherford Award for Appalachian poetry. Her second book is the winner of Mercer University’s 2020 Adrienne Bond Prize and will be published in 2022. Her poetry has appeared most recently in Crossing the Rift: North Carolina Poets on 9/11 and Its Aftermath, Beloit Poetry Journal, Epoch Magazine—of Cornell’s English Department, Terrain.org, and Southern Humanities Review. She was the 2019 winner of the Jean Ritchie Fellowship in Appalachian Writing. Originally from a Virginia mill town near the North Carolina border, she now teaches community college English in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.