An Afternoon of Poetry and Music


Al Maginnes and Brent Martin will visit City Lights Bookstore to share their poetry on Saturday, February 2nd at 2 p.m.  Acclaimed local musician, Angela Faye Martin will also provide music.

Maginnes teaches at Wake Tech Community College in Raleigh and is the author of several collections of poetry including, Inventing Constellations which was released this past September.  He has been the recipient of a Writer’s Fellowship from the NC Arts Council.  

Brent Martin is a local artist and poet and has published two collections of poetry, Poems from Snow Hill Road and Shout in the Woods. He has also been featured in the North Carolina Literary Review.  His artwork is currently on display at City Lights Cafe.

To reserve copies of any of these books or Angela’s latest CD, Anniversary, please call City Lights Bookstore at 828-586-9499.  



Al Maginnes                                       Brent Martin                                            Angela Faye Martin


Event date: 
Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
3 East Jackson Street
28779 Sylva
Inventing Constellations Cover Image
ISBN: 9781936370948
Availability: We can probably get this title, but there may be extra shipping.
Published: Wordtech Communications - September 25th, 2012

Poems from Snow Hill Road Cover Image
ISBN: 9781883197230
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Native Press - September 1st, 2007

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