2 p.m. | McIntyre's Books
Bruce Lader’s third full-length collection is Fugitive Hope from Červená Barva Press. He is the author of five volumes of poetry, including Embrace and Landscapes of Longing. Discovering Mortality was a finalist for the 2006 Brockman-Campbell Book Award. He won the 2010 Left Coast Eisteddfod Poetry Competition and has received a writer-in-residence fellowship from The Wurlitzer Foundation. His poems have appeared in Poetry, New York Quarterly, the Humanist, International Poetry Review, Harpur Palate, New Millennium Writings, Margie, Poet Lore, Fulcrum, Against Agamemnon: War Poems anthology and many other magazines. He lives in Raleigh, NC where he works as the Director of Bridges Tutoring, an organization educating multicultural students.
Barbara Brooks, author of The Catbird Sang and A Shell to Return to the Sea chapbooks, is a member of Poet Fools. Her work has been accepted in Chagrin River Review, The Foundling Review, Blue Lake Review, Granny Smith Magazine, Third Wednesday, Shadow Road Quarterly, Indigo Mosaic and on line at Southern Women’s Review, Poetry Quarterly, Big River Poetry among others. She currently lives in North Carolina with her dog.
Nancy Benjamin worked as a writer/editor of children’s books and a high school teacher of French language and literature. She is the author of Children in Need, a picture book for children about poverty in America. More recently, she has written The Grandparents’ Guide to Books for Babies, in which she reviews and recommends books for children from birth to three years. To Every Thing There is a Season is her first poetry book, published in 2013. She and her husband, Jack, a retired pediatrician, live in Chapel Hill.