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Terry L. Kennedy Poetry Reading Set for March 24 at 4 PM

Monday, March 24, 4 PM
Martha Blakeney Hodges Reading Room, 2nd floor, Jackson Library.
Free and open to the public.

 UNCG poet Terry L. Kennedy will read from his debut collection New River Breakdown. Terry is the author of the limited edition chapbook, Until the Clouds Shatter the Light That Plates Our Lives, selected by Thomas Lux for Jeanne Duval Editions of Atlanta, GA. His work appears in numerous literary journals and magazines including Cave Wall, from the Fishouse, Southern Review, and Waccamaw, and has been honored with a Randall Jarrell Fellowship as well as fellowships to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. He currently serves as the Associate Director of Graduate Program in Creative Writing atthe University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is Editor of the online journal storySouth.

Bucknall Honored as ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

Tim Bucknall, assistant dean of libraries and head of electronic resources and information technologies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), is the 2014 Association of College and Research Libraries' (ACRL) Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. The award, sponsored by YBP Library Services, recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic/research librarianship and library development.

Bucknall will receive a $5,000 award during the ACRL President's Program at 10:30 am on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas. "Tim Bucknall's service to the library profession is truly impressive," noted Laurel Littrell, chair of the ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award Committee and director of library planning and assessment at Kansas State University. "Among his many accomplishments, he founded t…