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Emrys Winter 2016 Reading Room Series

Joni Tevis & Terry Barr

Formerly a park ranger, factory worker, and seller of cemetery plots, Joni Tevis is the author of the acclaimed book of essays, The Wet Collection. Her nonfiction has been published in Oxford American, the Bellingham Review, Shenandoah, the Pushcart Prize anthology, and Orion. She teaches literature and creative writing at Furman University, and lives in Greenville, South Carolina.




Terry Barr a professor of English and Creative Writing at Presbyterian College in upstate South Carolina. His essays have been published in such journals as The Museum of Americana, Blue Lyra Review, Sport Literate, Steel Toe Review, Thin Air, Iron Gall Review, and in the anthologies. Hope for the Holidays and Half Life: Jewish Tales from Interfaith Homes. Terry’s writing on music can be found at He lives in Greenville, SC, with his wife and daughters and is working on a collection of interrelated stories about growing up in Bessemer, Alabama. You can find Terry on Facebook.

Earlier Event: March 26