Year Published: 2006
By Bettie Sellers
About the Book
Wild Ginger, originally published by Morning-Glory Ink
in 1989, is comprised of well-crafted poems about life
in southern Appalachia. Sellers, often described as “the
nature poet,” has won numerous awards for her work,
including being named Poet Laureate of Georgia in 1997
by then Governor Zell Miller. In 2005, The Georgia
Center for the Book chose Wild Ginger as one of the 25
Books Every Georgian Should Read.
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About the Author
Bettie Sellers’s writing career spans more than a
quarter of a century and includes high honors such as
the Governor’s Award in the Humanities in 1987 and the
Poet of the Year in 1992 by the American Pen Women. She
received the 2003 Stanley Lindberg Award in recognition
of a lifetime of contributions to Georgia’s literary
culture. Sellers lives in the mountains near Young
Harris, Georgia, where she is working on her second
volume of poetry.
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