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Daphne Athas, D. Lit.
Daphne Athas has written five novels, numerous essays, and has co-authored a play. Time magazine included this novelist's and poet's work, Entering Ephesus, on its Ten Best Fiction List in 1971. The book was republished in 1991 as a classic. Currently a lecturer in the English Department of the College of Arts and Sciences, Athas has taught creative writing courses, including a course entitled Glossolalia. She is the recipient of several honors, including two National Endowment of the Arts Awards. Her readings in WCHL-Chapel Hill's Wordplay radio program established her reputation for illuminating those hilarious and wondrous aspects of language unheard in everyday use.
· Reminiscences of Early Chapel Hill
· Crumbs for the Bogeyman: Readings from Original Fiction and Poetry
· Words as Music, Words as Windows: The Incongruities, Power and Delights of Language