Janet Joyner will visit City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, June 11th at 3 p.m. to read from her collection of poetry, Waterborne. Janet Joyner’s varied poems include lyrical descriptions of the natural world and draw deft portraits of people and the complicated connections between us. Waterborne is threaded with vivid images and insights.
Professor of French Language and Literature at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts until her retirement in 1994, Joyner is the winner of the Poetry Society of South Carolina’s 2010 Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Poetry Prize. Waterborne is her first collection of poetry. To reserve copies please call City Lights Bookstore at 828-586-9499.