Reading Matters

Julie Funderburk to read Tuesday at Queens University

Queens faculty member Julie Funderburk reads from her debut full-length collection of poetry, "The Door that Always Opens" (LSU Press) at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Duke Energy Auditorium, Rogers Hall, on the Queens University campus. Her reading is part of the English Department Reading Series.

The recipient of a 2015 North Carolina Arts Council fellowship, Funderburk has also been awarded scholarships from the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers Conferences. Her poems appear in Best New Poets, Ploughshares, The Cincinnati Review and in her chapbook collection, "Thoughts to Fold into Birds." She serves as director of The Arts at Queens.

Dannye: dpowell@charlotteobserver.com

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