UNC Asheville Writer-in-Residence Wiley Cash offers workshop on publishing creative work Nov. 5

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From the University of North Carolina Asheville:

UNC Asheville Writer-in-Residence Wiley Cash Offers “Pitch Perfect” Agents and Editors Workshop, Nov. 5; Advance Registration Required

Wiley Cash, the New York Times bestselling author and writer-in-residence at UNC Asheville, will present a workshop for aspiring writers, Pitch Perfect: The Art of the Business of Writing, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 5 on the UNC Asheville campus. Cash will present techniques of pitching books to agents and editors with strong book summaries and query letters, and will discuss the process of submitting work to magazines and journals.

Cost for the workshop is $35 with advance registration required.

Cash is the author of two best-selling novels, This Dark Road to Mercy, which was a finalist for the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Award, and A Land More Kind than Home, which won the Western North Carolina Historical Association’s Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award and the Appalachian Writers’ Association Book of the Year award. 

He is UNC Asheville’s 2016-17 writer-in-residence and also teaches in the Low-Residency MFA Program in Fiction and Nonfiction Writing at Southern New Hampshire University.  Cash has taught fiction writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bethany College and the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.

Pitch Perfect: The Art of the Business of Writing is offered by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program. To register, contact Nancy Williams, nwilliam@unca.edu or 828.250.2353.

About Max Hunt
Max Hunt grew up in South (New) Jersey and graduated from Warren Wilson College in 2011. History nerd; art geek; connoisseur of swimming holes, hot peppers, and plaid clothing. Follow me @J_MaxHunt

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