UNC Asheville’s ‘writers at home’ concludes Sunday, May 20th

from UNC Asheville press release

The Writers at Home spring series concludes with readings by contributors to recent issues of “The Great Smokies Review,” the online literary magazine published by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program. This event is free and open to the public and begins at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville.

Pete Solet and Pam Ruatto will read short stories set in New York City and Shishmaref, Alaska. Bon Parker will read an excerpt from her memoir featuring her weekend at Woodstock in 1969. UNC Asheville senior Caitlin Donovan will read from a piece that has just won the university’s Wilma Dykeman nonfiction award. Jerry Willis, Nina Hart, and Jean Cassidy will read their poetry, and Mark Prudowsky will discuss the serendipity of being both a poet and an electrician. To see current and past issues online, go to www.thegreatsmokiesreview.org.

The Writers at Home Series is sponsored by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program. After this final Writers at Home event of the spring, the series will resume in the fall with 3 p.m. readings the third Sunday of each month at Malaprop’s. For more information, visit http://agc.unca.edu/writers-home-series or call 828/250-2353.


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