Asheville Middle School brings young authors to Malaprop’s tonight

Asheville Middle School brings young authors to Malaprop’s tonight-attachment0

My father used to say, ‘what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger.’

As a parent of young writers, I’m always looking for fresh opportunities to engage and inspire the storytellers lurking within my kids. Whether you’re an Asheville Middle School Cougars fan or not, this one looks promising:

Join Moira Bradford’s eighth-grade class from the school this evening at Malaprop’s, as they provide readings from their own stories on character transformation.

We’ve all been there, of course…facing some difficult moment or challenging period as a young person, and lived to tell the tale—having been indelibly marked and changed forever. For a young writer, an important moment comes when we’re able to transmit the experience via the printed page, in a way that resonates with others.

Come on down to Malaprop’s tonight at 7 p.m. (best come early if you want a seat). Can’t make it tonight? There’s another reading January 17, same time, same place.

Need more info? Call Malaprop’s at 254-6734.

SHARE

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.