The Poetry Break: Robert Morgan

Apr 21, 2016

Robert Morgan is a native of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Essayist, novelist, teacher, short-story author, poet, and “an unassuming gentleman and a friend to artists everywhere,” Harshman said. His novel Gap Creek was a selection of the Oprah Book Club and a New York Times Best Seller.

Featured here:  

  • Blackberries
  • Plank Road
  • Blue Ridge
  • Family
  • The Flying Snake

These selections are pulled from Groundwork (Gnomon Press, Frankfort, KY, 1979) and from The Strange Attractor: New and Selected Poems (Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 2004).

"He's able to tell a story so well," Marc Harshman said of poet Robert Morgan.