John York returns with new poetry collections

Poet John York, whose latest work, Cold Spring Rising, was reviewed in The Smoky Mountain New two months ago, will be reading from his poetry at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 1.

Robert Morgan, author of Gap Creek and Boone, has called York the “Yadkin Bard,” and his work has appeared in many journals. In 2011 York received the first James Applewhite Poetry Prize.

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