Artist Interview: Rowena Carenen

This is for my daughter, Rowe, and her first collection of poetry. The blogger is one of her Salem College sisters. (And Thomas and I get name checked.)

A Vase of Wildflowers

Copyright Rowena Carenen/Rowena Copeland Copyright Rowena Carenen/Rowena Copeland


L. N. Holmes: “Where is your hometown?”

Rowena Carenen: “I don’t really have a hometown. I’ve moved all over the southeast, but I was born outside of Morganton, NC. I’ve lived in Roanoke, VA, Macon, GA, Dublin, GA, Simpsonville, SC, Hattiesburg, MS, Greenville, SC, and Winston-Salem, NC.”


L. N. Holmes: “What is your chosen artistic profession?”

Rowena Carenen: “I consider myself both a poet and an author advocate, and think of both as artistic. Poetry is what comes naturally to me. I think in phrases and lines, which makes any other form of writing difficult. As for the artistry of being an advocate, well, I only represent authors whose work speaks to me on some level and I use my creative juices to get those works into the hands of readers.”


L. N. Holmes: “Why did you choose to become a poet and…

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One Response to Artist Interview: Rowena Carenen

  1. L. N. Holmes says:

    Thank you for posting the interview. Rowena is extremely talented.

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