Co-organizers Lori Horvitz and Lockie Hunter reflect on the groundbreaking series’ history.
Beauty Bar hosts readings by Euphoria for children of all ages on Sept. 16.
This year’s Southern Women Authors: Writing America Between the Wars series, set to take place on 10 evenings between September and December, starting Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the West Asheville Library. Authors on the docket are Lillian Smith (Strange Fruit), Caroline Miller (Lamb in His Bosom), Mildred Haun (The Hawk’s Done Gone), and Elizabeth Madox Roberts (The Time of Man).
On Tuesday, Sept. 4, local author Jacqui Castle will celebrate the release of her debut novel, ‘The Seclusion,’ at Malaprop’s.
“We’re losing our mountains to unrestricted land development, tourism and gentrification,” says author David Joy, a sentiment echoed in his latest novel, ‘The Line That Held Us.’
The 2017 winners of the Orison Prizes in Poetry & Fiction read from their works on Aug. 23 at Malaprop’s.
In her new book ‘Earth Works: Ceremonies in Tower Time,’ Byron Ballard forecasts dark days ahead as patriarchy gasps its last breaths. But she also offers hope with practical strategies for rebuilding from the waste.
The local writer-illustrator launches his new wordless novel Aug. 18 at Malaprop’s.
The author reads from his new book Aug. 4 at Malaprop’s.
Bartell will present Later: Readings from then and now, as the final BMCM+AC program at its 56 Broadway space.
Since moving to Asheville, Miller has been producing storytelling events and open mic nights focused on the spoken word, which he defines as storytelling, poetry, monologues, comedy, and any other verbal artform.
After petitioning YouTube to reinstate the powerful work, the media outlet relented and Blackburn’s words are again available to, hopefully, fuel dialog.
The series opens on Saturday, July 7, with Abby “The Spoon Lady” Roach, one of the best known buskers in town. She and her musician partner, Chris Rodrigues, will perform stories and songs.
The “Serafina” author has a launch party for a new series starter July 8 at the Asheville Mall Barnes & Noble.
The Asheville Zine Fest now fills a regional need, attracting some 300 guests and 40 vendors, including notable local authors like F.T. Lukens.
The Atlanta native reads from her debut novel on June 27 at Malaprop’s.
“Some days I’m like, ‘Nope, not gonna do that. People are gonna think that’s crazy,’” Smith says. “Sometimes it’s like, ‘Just get it down on the page. Let’s see what happens.’”
The showcase of works by visual artist Joseph Pearson and young writers of color takes place May 25 at the YMI Cultural Center.
There’s typically a time limit for each presenter, and some open mics have a theme or a host to usher the evening along, but what happens in front of the microphone is, truly, wide open to possibility.
Betts, who completed his MFA in 2010, will return to Warren Wilson on Saturday, May 19, to give the commencement address to the school’s undergraduate class.
Jim Stokley and Michael Sartisky perform dramatic readings from the novel on May 10 at Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar.