Smart Bets: Writers at Home

The fall series of Writers at Home, readings by local and regional poets and authors, begins on Sunday, Sept. 15. Poet Tina Barr (pictured) and novelist Bonnie MacDougal (who are both slated to teach classes for the Great Smokies Writing Program’s fall semester) will present their work. According to a press release, "Barr’s poems have appeared in anthologies and journals including The Antioch Review, Brilliant Corners, Crab Orchard Review, The Mississippi Review, Notre Dame Review, Shenandoah and Witness." And MacDougal "is a former Philadelphia lawyer and the author of four novels about lawyers and the law, including Breach of Trust and Common Pleas." Held at Malaprop's at 3 p.m. Free. http://malaprops.com.

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