ANTHONY S. ABBOTT


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Award-winning poet and novelist

Davidson College Professor Emeritus of English


Poet and novelist 
Anthony S. Abbott. 

See more about Anthony S. Abbott's books of poetry and fiction on the Books page.
See the Calendar of Events page to find out where to see Abbott read his poetry live. 
A comprehensive biography is available here, and  Tony Abbott's recognitions and awards on the Awards page.
Want to contact Tony Abbott? Find out how on the Contact page.
Also, see the Anthony S. Abbott fanpage on Facebook, where you can also read some of his poems.

Announcing the publication of Tony Abbott's newest work, March 12, 2014


"Words can save us, especially if they are Tony Abbott's."  
— Lee Smith, author of Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger


Co-Winner of the 2012 Brockman-Campbell Award for the best book of poetry by a resident of North Carolina or native poet.
What Writers Do is a new anthology celebrating the renowned Visiting Writers Series at Lenoir Rhyne University and edited by Tony Abbott.






"Charm is difficult to define but we know it when we see it and we see it on    every page of Anthony Abbott's elegantly crafted, moving poems."

-Joel Conarroe, President of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation


" In poem after poem, Abbott forges a compassionate pact with the world and like all enduring pacts, it is one that sustains and confirms."

-Robert Hedin, author of Old Glory: American War Poems from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism 

"Charm is difficult to define but we know it when we see it and we see it on    every page of Anthony Abbott's elegantly crafted, moving poems."

-Joel Conarroe, President of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation


" In poem after poem, Abbott forges a compassionate pact with the world and like all enduring pacts, it is one that sustains and confirms."

-Robert Hedin, author of Old Glory: American War Poems from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism