Worthington featured at Evening With Poets April 23The unveiling of Kudzu, the literary magazine at Hazard Community and Technical College, will be held during Evening With Poets on Thursday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Stephens Library located on the Hazard Campus. Those published in the magazine will read their works.
Author Marianne Worthington is the featured poet. Worthington, a native of Knoxville, Tenn., is an educator living in Whitley County since 1990. She is co-founder and poetry editor of Still: The Journal, an online literary journal. She is former poetry editor and book reviews editor for Now amp; Then: The Appalachian Magazine. Her poetry chapbook, Larger Bodies Than Mine (Finishing Line Press, 2006), won the 2007 Appalachian Book of the Year in Poetry Award. Worthington s essays, reviews, poetry and feature articles have been published widely and anthologized most recently in The Southern Poetry Anthology: Volume VI, Tennessee, Her Limestone Bones, American Society: What Poets See, and Cornbread Nation.
Worthington received the Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council and is a grant recipient from the Kentucky Foundation for Women. She is associate professor of communication and journalism at University of the Cumberlands.