The final installment of this series on an author event at Malaprop’s in which unpublished authors pitched their book ideas. In a surprise ending, Pitchapalooza turned up two winners.
If your New Year’s resolution was to read more, or at least spend more time in the vicinity of books, here’s a good start. An author event, a book signing, and the return of The Flood Reading Series to Posana.
Three intriguing (and very different) readings are on the near horizon, ranging from satirist Gary Shteyngart (tonight at Malaprop’s) to young adult author Katie Crouch and novelist Karen White.
May is just around the corner, along with a calendar-full of readings, booksignings, poems, short stories and autobiographical anecdotes. Donald David (pictured here) will read from his newly-released Tales from a Free-Range Childhood.
The author of Under the Tuscan Sun and, most recently, Every Day in Tuscany celebrates the release of the latter in paperback with an author event (Wednesday, March 16) and Tuscan reception, catered by Laurey’s.
The Friday, Jan. 21 reading event discusses the life of famed strip tease artist Gypsy Rose Lee and includes a slide show.
This weekend brings art openings, CD releases and reading events. Lots to do, tiny little cover charge.
You can’t swing a dead opossum in Asheville without hitting a writer. And some of these writers are writing kids books. A few are writing for parents. Now you can take that “buy local” mantra to the next level by purchasing locally written (and a few locally published) books at one of our independent bookstores (gaining complete “put your $ where your heart is” cred).
Feeling literary? Or like escaping the rain, drinking a jumbo-sized macchiato and listening to an astute author read to you? This evening through Sunday promise plenty of bookish opportunities.
Asheville High auditorium was packed to the gills with book-toting fans of Barbara Kingsolver, who spoke and read from her new novel, The Lacuna, this evening at Asheville High School auditorium. “Let there be no doubt,” reported @mountainxpress via Twitter, “Asheville is a town of book lovers.”