“Writers at Home” reading at Malaprop’s, Jan. 24


Faculty members in UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP) will read from their works when the Writers at Home series resumes at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., in downtown Asheville. This event is free and open to the public.

Tina Barr, Kenneth Chamlee, Brian Lee Knopp, Vicki Lane, Megan Shepherd, Katherine Soniat, Eric Steineger and Molly Walling will present their recent works in fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry, and Tommy Hays, novelist and GSWP executive director, will host.

All presenters are teaching GSWP classes this spring semester and course registration is now open. The workshops, which begin in late January, are designed for writers of all levels seeking to practice and improve their craft under the careful eye of professional writers.

For more information about the Writers at Home series and the Great Smokies Writing Program, call the program at 828.250.2353 or visit professionaleducation.unca.edu/great-smokies-writing-program.

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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