Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Wilson Seeks Letters from the Late Novelist and UNC Prof Doris Betts

Doris Betts
Do you have letters from the late Doris Betts, the novelist and beloved UNC Chapel Hill creative writing professor, who died in 2012? Emily Herring Wilson of Winston-Salem is compiling a book of selected letters from Betts and would like to hear from you if you've kept any correspondence with her. Wilson is also working on a biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, and she wrote the top-notch biography of Charlotte's own renowned gardener/writer Elizabeth Lawrence, "No One Gardens Alone " (Beacon Press, 2004) as well as "Two Gardeners, A Friendship in Letters: Katharine S. White and Elizabeth Lawrence" (Beacon Press, 2002). She has received an Archie K. Davis Fellowship to work on the selected letters of Doris Betts.
Wilson: emilyhwilson@bellsouth.net