• By Jamie Stroble
  • Posted Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Kernersville Writers welcome visiting author Joseph Mills

Join the Kernersville Writers Group on Friday, October 21 at 4 p.m. for a reading and Q&A with author Joseph Mills.

Joseph Mills’ newest book of poetry, Exit, pursued by a bear, was released in April 2016 and published by Press 53. Joseph Mills has degrees in literature from the University of Chicago (B.A.), the University of New Mexico (M.A.), and the University of California-Davis (Ph.D). As he was working on his third one, his mother asked, "Don't you know that stuff yet?"

A faculty member at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Joseph Mills holds holds the Susan Burress Wall Distinguished Professorship in the Humanities. His work includes poetry, fiction, drama, and criticism. He has published six volumes of poetry with Press 53: Exit, pursued by a bear; This Miraculous Turning, Sending Christmas Cards to Huck and Hamlet; Love and Other Collisions; Angels, Thieves, and Winemakers, and Somewhere During the Spin Cycle.

Joseph and his wife, Danielle Tarmey, are the authors of A Guide to North Carolina's Wineries (John F. Blair, Publisher). The second edition was released in 2007. He has also edited a collection of film criticism entitled A Century of the Marx Brothers (Cambridge Scholars Publishing).

We're pleased to welcome Mr. Mills and hope you'll be able to join us for a wonderful poetry reading and lively discussion of writing and publishing!