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Amon Liner collection

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 142
Identifier: MS0142

Scope and Contents

The collection documents "New Voices," a public radio program about seven young writers from North Carolina. Broadcast on WUNC-FM in Chapel Hill, the program spotlighted Liner on April 5, 1978. Includes cassette tape of broadcast, a flyer about "New Voices," and a collective drawing of the writers.


  • 1978


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Amon Liner was born in Charlotte on May 29, 1940. He was graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in English, UNC-Chapel Hill with a Masters of Drama, and UNC-Greensboro with an M.F.A. in Creative Writing. He edited poetry for the Red Clay Reader and reviewed books for The Charlotte Observer. His first book was Marstower (1972); his second, Chrome Glass (1976), came out the week that he died. Much of his work, such as "Rose, a color of darkness" was published posthumously.


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Material relating to this poet and native Charlottean and his appearance on "New Voices," a program on WUNC-FM radio about seven young North Carolina writers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Amon G. Liner, 1989.


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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated