Katherine Min memorial on Sept. 9 includes reading by Pulitzer Prize winner Andrew Sean Greer

Press release from UNC Asheville:

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Andrew Sean Greer, a friend of the late Katherine Min, will begin this event with a short reading and talk dedicated to Min, the writer and UNC Asheville Professor of English who died of cancer last year.

The reading, which begins the fall 2020 [Virtual] Visiting Writer Series from UNC Asheville’s Department of English will also feature two alumni poets – Zefyr Lisowski and Jesse Rice-Evans.

Pre-registration is required and available at this link.

Co-hosts for this special reading will be best-selling novelist and UNC Asheville Writer-in-Residence Wiley Cash, and Professor of English Lori Horvitz, author of The Girls of Usually.

Zefyr Lisowski is a trans and queer writer, artist, and North Carolinian currently living in New York City. She is the author of Blood Box, winner of the Black River Editor’s Choice Award from Black Lawrence Press.

Jesse Rice-Evans, author of the poetry collection, The Uninhabitable (Sibling Rivalry Press), is a disabled queer Southerner, poet and rhetorician. She is working on her Ph.D. in English, composition and rhetoric at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Upcoming Events in the Fall 2020 Virtual Visiting Writer Series

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.- Memoir and fiction writer Sharon Harrigan.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m. – Creative nonfiction writer Angela Morales.

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m. – Local Poets/Writers Luke Hankins and Sebastian Matthews.

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 7:00 p.m. – Novelist Xhenet Aliu.

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 7:00 p.m. – Poet Melissa Range

Look for log-in links closer to the dates at unca.edu/events.

For more information, email Professor of English Lori Horvitz, lhorvitz@unca.edu.

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