The final West End Reading of the season, June 13

Photo from the West End Reading Series Facebook page

The final installment of this season’s West End Reading Series is set for Saturday, June 13, at 7 p.m. The prose and poetry readings are held (and the event’s name hints) at the West End Bakery — so plenty of seating and sweet and savory treats.

The June reading features storyteller David Novak, poets Katherine Soniat and Luke Hankins and series hostess and curator Lockie Hunter. Past readings included a special holiday performance by Allan Wolf as well as local writers such as Susan Reinhardt, Tommy Hays, Tom Chalmers, Matthew Olzmann, Leah Shapiro, Melissa Crowe and more.

According to a press release, “This series launched in September of 2014. Since that date, we have had packed house events, full of patrons thrilled to have an evening literary event the whole family can enjoy. The owners of the West End are excited to host events like this reading series to bring new evening opportunities for fun family nights on the West side. The West End Poetry and Prose June event will conclude the Spring Series, but will return again in the Fall.”

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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