Poet Valerie Nieman Publishes "Hotel Worthy" (Press 53)

Poet Valerie Nieman Publishes "Hotel Worthy" (Press 53)

8:36am Mar 19, 2015
Poet, writer, educator Valerie Nieman.
Jan Hensley

Award-winning poet and novelist Valerie Nieman has a new collection of poems.

Hotel Worthy is set for publication by Press 53 on March 20th, and the launch party will be held at Scuppernong Books on Tuesday, March 31st (7:00pm). Of Nieman's poetry, former Poet Laureate Laureate of North Carolina Joseph Bathanti has said, "Nieman knows the names of things, how those things piece together how they sunder and while she refuses to lie, her truths are exquisite." 

Nieman is a professor of Creative Writing at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro and has held writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council.  
Valerie joined Bethany Chafin at WFDD to read from the new collection and to discuss the art of naming. 
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