Maria Rouphail is a member of the English Department faculty at NC State University, where she teaches courses in literature and serves as an academic adviser. A member of the North Carolina Writers’ Network and the North Carolina Poetry Society, she has twice been a finalist in the NCPS Poet Laureate competition. The author of Apertures, she has published in Pinesong, International Poetry Review, Main Street Rag, and One. She has garnered Honorable Mention in the Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival competition. Second Skin is her newest collection of poems. She is currently at work on a third collection.
Participation at the 2015 West End Poetry Festival
- Opening Celebration | Friday, October 16 | 6:30 to 8:30 pm | Flyleaf Books
- For a full schedule and descriptions of all sessions, see the festival schedule.