Rosemary Royston, '89
Lecturer of English
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Rosemary Royston joined the English faculty in 2011 as a lecturer. A published poet, Ms. Royston is the author of Splitting the Soil, Finishing Line Press, 2014. Her poetry has been included in such journals as Southern Poetry Review, NANO Fiction, The Comstock Review, Coal Hill Review, Flycatcher, STILL, Town Creek Review, and Alehouse Her essays on poetry were included in Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching (McFarland). Royston teaches composition and creative writing, with specialization in poetry. Her special areas of interest include contemporary poetry, lineation, and the use of humor. Royston is a member of the NC Writers Network, and serves on the board of the Byron Herbert Reece Society.
Royston, an alumna of Young Harris College, holds a BA in English from The University of Georgia and a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Spalding University.