Supposedly March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb… whatever that means. While the weather in Asheville is pretty unpredictable, what’s for certain is the lion’s share of literary events on the horizon. Take your pick: A reading by a renowned poet, a selection of book clubs, new releases and an Akashic Books author coming to Asheville:
Book Clubs: (All interested readers are welcome to attend)
• The Weaverville Evening Book Club discusses Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner on Tuesday, Mar. 3,
7 p.m. Weaverville Library (41 N. Main St., Weaverville, 250-6482).
• The Enka Book Club discusses The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield on Tuesday, Mar. 3, 7 p.m. Enka-Candler Library (1401 Sandhill Rd., Candler, 250-4758).
• The Weaverville Afternoon Book Club discusses Middlemarch by George Eliot on Wednesday, Mar. 4, 12:30 p.m. Weaverville Library (41 N. Main St., Weaverville, 250-6482).
• The East Asheville Book Club discusses A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley on Thursday, Mar. 5, 6:30 p.m. East Asheville Library (902 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, 250-4738).
• The Pack Library Book Club discusses Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet by Mark Lynas on Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2 p.m. Pack Memorial Library (67 Haywood St., Asheville, 250-4700).
• The Leicester Book Club discusses Between, Georgia by Joshilyn Jackson on Tuesday, Mar. 10, 1 p.m. Leicester Library (1561 Alexander Rd., Leicester, 250-6480).
• Local author (and grandmother) Janie Morrow was recently named one of Writingroom’s Discovered Authors. Her debut collection of poetry is Deep Within The Heart, available through Publishing Room, Amazon and Barnes & Noble online.
—Alli Marshall, A&E reporter