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Poet, novelist Anthony Abbott coming to Writers’ Forum

Laurinburg, NC - Poet and novelist Anthony S. Abbott will be presenting his work during the St. Andrews University Writers’ Forum Thursday beginning at 8 p.m. in the Ronald H. Bayes Writers’ Forum Lounge in Orange Residence Hall of the University campus.

A San Francisco native and Princeton graduate, Abbott has five books of poetry to his credit, including the Pulitzer nominated The Girl in the Yellow Raincoat, published by the St. Andrews College Press.

His most recent book, If Words Could Save Us, received the 2013 Brockman-Campbell award. His 2003 novel, Leaving Maggie Hope, won the Novello Award in 2003. The sequel, Three Great Secret Things, was published in 2007.

For more information about the Writers' Forum, creative writing or the St. Andrews Press, call 910-277-5310, or email press@sapc.edu.

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