Lenoir-Rhyne University: Angela Davis-Gardner, Patrice Gopo, and Allison Hutchcraft

( Thu., Nov. 16, 2017 )

Belk Centrum, 628 7th Avenue Place SE, Hickory, NC 28601


Angela Davis-Gardner received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Duke University, and her Master of Fine Arts from UNC Greensboro. Her first novel, Felice, was published in 1982, and she has written several essays, stories, and books since, including the books Butterfly’s Child and Plum Wine, both of which were influenced by her interest in Japanese-American relations and Japanese culture.

Patrice Gopo is a 2017-18 N.C. Arts Council fellowship recipient. Gopo holds a Master of Business from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, and an MPP from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. She developed her writing skills while taking a variety of writing courses and attending the Wildacres Writing Workshop, Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference and the Image Journal’s Glen Workshop.

Allison Hutchcraft, a Charlotte poet, earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (Poetry) from Purdue University. Hutchcraft’s poems have appeared in the Kenyon Review, Crazyhorse, The Cincinnati Review, Barrow Street, Beloit Poetry Journal, American Letters & Commentary, West Branch and other journals.


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Visiting Writers Series


  • Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM