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April 29, 2019 at 12:17 pm

Alumni News | Reporter Writes Ode to Poet Owens

Scott Owens, portrait outoors

Scott Owens

Ohio University alum Scott Owens ’84 was featured in a Hickory Daily Record story by Mary Canrobert headlined “Like poetry, shop soothes, nourishes and inspires.”

He earned an A.B. in English from the Honors Tutorial College at OHIO.

Had I been gifted with the skills of a poet, I’d write an ode to the sundry sides of Scott Owens. He and his wife Julie own Taste Full Beans in downtown Hickory. Purveying excellent coffee and tasty foodstuffs constitute only the tip of the iceberg that is Scott Owens.

He’s a scholar, holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Ohio University, a Master of Arts in English from UNC-Charlotte, and a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from UNC-Greensboro.

An educator, teaching creative writing at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

A poet, having published 14 books of contemporary poetry; given over 200 talks at libraries, universities, and bookstores; hosted in excess of 50 poetry writing/creativity workshops; and been interviewed for poetry podcasts and radio shows….

Read more in the Hickory Daily Record.

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