Shelby Stephenson holds his dog, Cricket, in his study. The poet has published more than a dozen books filled with his poems.
Shelby Stephenson holds his dog, Cricket, in his study. The poet has published more than a dozen books filled with his poems. JULI LEONARD jleonard@newsobserver.com
Shelby Stephenson holds his dog, Cricket, in his study. The poet has published more than a dozen books filled with his poems. JULI LEONARD jleonard@newsobserver.com

Poet laureate Shelby Stephenson turns North Carolina into poetry

March 14, 2015 11:00 AM

UPDATED March 10, 2015 01:26 PM

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