We continue to share more of the engaging student art and writing from the 2017 Kids Issue. In this post, we feature contributions from students at Asheville School and Claxton Elementary School.
Today’s author event, at Spellbound Children’s Bookshop, will be Hope Larson’s first book launch since moving back from Los Angeles earlier this year.
We are continuing to share student art and writing from the 2017 Kids Issue. In this post, we feature contributions from students at Asheville School and The Learning Community School.
In conjunction with the release of his new book, Grisham has taken to the road for the first time in 25 years, making appearances at independent bookstores from Vermont to Tennessee. Xpress caught up with the prolific author during his stop at Malaprop’s.
Local movie expert Frank Thompson has resurrected a largely forgotten but important piece of Asheville history in his latest book, Asheville Movies, Volume 1: The Silent Era. “It’s definitely a subject that literally nobody has ever written about,” says Thompson. But Thompson’s book reveals a real tragedy – almost all of the dozens of movies […]
“Robert Morgan’s latest novel, recently out in paperback, is set in pre-Civil War times. It follows a crafty teenage runaway slave on a northward journey toward freedom. From the Carolina mountains all the way to Ithaca, N.Y., he finds dangers, adventures and comedy.”
Gail Godwin returns to Malaprop’s to discuss ‘Grief Cottage,’ in conversation with journalist and historian Rob Neufeld, on Wednesday, June 14.
On Saturday, June 3, Malaprop’s Bookstore and Cafe will host the official book launch of Aiyanna Sezak-Blatt debut work of creative nonfiction, “A Tangled Tree: My Father’s Path to Immortality.”
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features Poetry Cabaret’s performance in Washington, D.C., a new craft spirits distillery called Eda Rhyne and a retrospective look at musician Ben Phan’s crowdfunding experience.
More lively art and writing from our spring 2017 Kids Issue. In this installment, writing from The Learning Community School and art from Claxton Elementary School.
The book launch, which will take place at Asheville BookWorks on Saturday, May 20, at 7 p.m., will also feature the Engaging Collage art show with work from Asheville-area artists.
More engaging art and writing from our spring 2017 Kids Issue. In this installment, writing from The Learning Community School and art from Claxton Elementary School.
Revis says she doesn’t know how Lucasfilm selected her to write Star Wars: Rebel Rising, a novel depicting the early life of Rogue One protagonist Jyn Erso. But for many familiar with YA science fiction, the local author seems a natural fit.
All writers are invited to submit a 500-word work of fiction.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features an illustrated book on polyamory, an interstellar video game and fundraiser for imperiled Venezuelan journalists.
O’Sullivan celebrates the launch of the book at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe on Saturday, April 26. The event will include a conversation between O’Sullivan and fellow local author Allan Wolf, and will also feature the music of New Orleans and the Louisiana coast.
Ronni Lundy was tapped for two awards when the culinary organization announced the winners in its media categories on Tuesday, April 25.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a new album by Searra Jade, a short film set in Appalachia and the latest book by outdoorsy author Gary Sizer.
Spellbound Children’s Bookshop owner Leslie Hawkins says she’s always wanted to host a “dinner with the author” event, and that goal will be realized on Tuesday, April 25, when her shop hosts Marcus Sedgwick at Twisted Laurel. Event proceeds will go to The Literacy Council of Buncombe County.
All writers are invited to submit a story of up to 500 words.
On Tuesday, April 18, Asheville Wordfest returns. The six-day series will feature over 25 local wordsmiths, sharing their works at venues throughout downtown Asheville.