Category: Book Buzz
Published: 13 June 2014
Thoughts to Fold into Birds by Julie Funderburk
$12, paperback / $20, hardcover
Available from the publisher
In Thoughts to Fold into Birds, Julie Funderburk writes about the connection between childhood and what comes after. Memory blooms into mythology in these poems about metaphorical figures and landscapes of the mind. The elegant and compact narratives in these poems are grounded in the coastal carolina’s wind, sun, and sea.
Julie Funderburk’s poetry has been published in 32 Poems, Best New Poets, Blackbird, The Cincinnati Review, and Ploughshares. She holds an MFA from the Writing Program at UNC Greensboro. The poetry editor of storySouth, she is the recipient of scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. She sits on the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Writers' Network. She lives with her husband in Charlotte, North Carolina, and teaches at Queens University of Charlotte.