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nancy posey

Nancy Posey is a reader, writer, and teacher, a dabbler.

Nancy has just relocated to Nashville, TN, after 22 years in North Carolina, where she most recently worked as an adjunct English professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC, after retiring from the State of North Carolina after eight years at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute and 17 years teaching high school English.

READER: An avid lifelong reader, Nancy blogs about her books at Discriminating Reader. Her book reviews have appeared in English Journal, The Charlotte Observer, Raleigh News and Observer, Y’all Magazine and more. She is also associated with River’s Edge Media in Little Rock, Arkansas.

WRITER: Nancy and her friend Jane Shlensky were named April 2015 PAD Poets Laureate on Poetic Asides. Her first chapbook Let the Lady Speak (Highland Creek Books) won the Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge in 2009. Her poetry and poetry reviews have been featured in such publications as Poets Market, Writers Digest, Wild Goose Poetry Review, Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, Branches, Bloodshot Journal, Best of Poetry Hickory, Prompted, and Referential Magazine. She was an organizer of the Fall Face-to-Face in the Foothills Poetry Festival at Hickory Museum of Art, September 2015. She is also affiliated with Creative Enterprises Studio for copywriting and copyediting.

TEACHER: She is available for staff development, writing workshops, and women’s events. She also works with high school students on their college admissions and scholarship application process.  

DABBLER: Nancy has exhibited art works at Caldwell Arts Council (Concertina exhibit), Hickory Museum of Art (Printmaking), and had her first solo show “Thousand Words: Images and Recollections” at Bethlehem [NC] Branch Library; Organizer of The 2015 Fall Face-to-Face in the Foothills Poetry Festival.

MUSIC LOVER: Nancy has always loved music and considers herself a lifelong rookie, playing mandolin and singing. She participates each year in the Swannanoa Gathering Old-Time Music and Dance Week at Warren Wilson College and volunteers at MerleFest in the spring at Wilkes Community College.

An empty nester, she is married to Richard Posey, and they have three grown children, three grandchildren, and three granddogs.



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                     Email: nposey27@gmail.com
                     Nancy Posey, 504 Almadale Court, Brentwood, TN 37027