May 3, 2013, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Asheville Visitor Center and Lenoir-Rhyne University Asheville, 36 Montford Avenue , Asheville, OK
Allison Hedge Coke is joined by guitar great Kelvyn Bell for a performance of the long poem "Burn." Hedge Coke, an American Book Award winning poet, was raised in North Carolina and this is her third Wordfest return. Kelvyn Bell is also returning and first played Wordfest to accompany the poetry of Quincy Troupe. They recently performed together at Poets House in NYC along with poet Sherwin Bitsui. Other readers that evening include poetry greats Kimberly Becker http://www.kimberlylbecker.com/, Jane Lane http://webs.wofford.edu/laneje/Welcome.html, and Keith Flynn http://keithflynn.net/. More on Kelvyn Bell http://kelvynator.com/wordpress1/ and Allison Adelle Hedge Coke http://tinyurl.com/psahc and http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/allison-adelle-hedge-coke . All welcome!