Poetry Reading featuring Anthony Harrington and Memye Curtis Tucker
Poetry Reading and Book Launch of A Net to Hold the Wind by Memye Curtis Tucker and Poetry Reading by Anthony Harrington, Author of From the Attic: Selected Verse
Anthony Harrington was born and raised in Philadelphia where he received a degree in Philosophy from St. Charles Seminary. He has made his home in the Atlanta area for the last four decades. His verse has appeared in Midwest Poetry Review, The Classical Outlook, Western Humanities Review, Light, The Saturday Review, and other magazines. Examples of his verse have been used in textbooks by Robert Wallace and Miller Williams as well as in The Random House Treasury of Light Verse. His poetry volumes include Tersery Versery (Hendricks Publishing, 1982), The Man in the Goodwill Bin (Tinhorn Press, 1987), and From the Attic: Selected Verse, 1965-2015 (Kudzu Editions, 2015).
Memye Curtis Tucker has conducted poetry writing workshops at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in Atlanta since 1989. A Net to Hold the Wind (Main Street Rag Press, 2019) is her fourth poetry chapbook. Her full-length poetry collection The Watchers (Ohio University Press, 1998) received the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. That book was included on the Georgia Center for the Book's 2010 list of 25 Books All Georgians Should Read. In 2007 she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Georgia Writers Association. She holds a PhD in English literature from Emory University, and is a former Senior Editor of Atlanta Review.