In his debut novel, David Sullivan explores ways the Civil War could have been avoided.
In his latest book, “They Were Soldiers: The Sacrifices and Contributions of Our Vietnam Veterans,” local author Marvin J. Wolf interviews 48 Vietnam veterans, including Oliver Stone and Colin Powell, about their lives after the war.
The Gerton-based artist’s first children’s book was published on April 20.
James Brooks’ “For Ernst Laursen” was chosen as the top work about a famous or noteworthy person/personality in Western North Carolina.
Unlike many of her readers who are currently adhering to “stay home, stay safe” mandates, the characters in Lee Smith’s latest work are unbound — they socialize, carry out illicit love affairs, spy on neighbors, find themselves institutionalized and chain-smoke (with the windows up) inside a silvery-gray fishtailed Cadillac.
Instead of writing in an academic or erudite style, “for me, the onus is to produce work that will resonate” with those in his community, Robles says.
Godwin’s return to subjects of female friendship, intellectual development and the passing of time are likely to be welcome distractions during this time of social distancing and homebound activities.
**POSTPONED** Isis Music Hall hosts the immersive literary cabaret on March 18.
The gender activist reads from their new memoir on March 10 at Malaprop’s.
“Palimpsest” releases new episodes bi-weekly on Tuesdays.
Poets are asked to submit work around the theme of a famous or noteworthy person/personality in Western North Carolina.
The author discusses her new book at Malaprop’s on Feb. 13.
The author will present her book and give a lecture at Asheville Raven & Crone on Friday, Feb. 7.
Gaither presents a spoken-word-plus jazz performance at The Crow & Quill on Tuesday, Feb. 4.
Have you ever been on or dreamed of going on a big adventure? Show and tell us about it! Submit student art, essays and poems by this Friday, Jan. 31, to be considered for the 2020 Kids Issues.
The show is set to open on Friday, Jan. 24. A wide array of accompanying programs, from music and spoken word to workshops and film screenings, run through April 25.
Denise Kiernan discusses the craft of writing with fellow author Ada Calhoun on Jan. 26 at Little Jumbo.
“[There are] so many things that women couldn’t or can’t do on the up-and-up, so things have to be done below the surface,” the author explains. “I wanted to tell a story where women win.”
The event at Malaprop’s on Jan. 12 also includes readings from Eric Nelson, Meagan Smith Lucas and Benjamin Cutlers.
The S.C.-based author presents the 366-day ‘Mind-Body Peace Journal’ at Malaprop’s on Monday, Jan. 6.
On Monday, Jan. 6, storytellers from across the region will present true stories at the Henderson County Library’s Kaplan Auditorium.