On Tuesday, Oct. 3. writer Wiley Cash will celebrate the official release of his third novel, The Last Ballad, with a reading and book-signing session at UNC Asheville’s Lipinisky Hall.
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Letter writer: Appalachian culture lives on in Asheville
“This cultural heritage is the root of who we are, the vein of our very existence, and here in the mountains, it runs deep.”
Working Class Hero: a Q&A with author Kristina Horton on “The Martyr of Loray Mill”
In July 2015, Kristina Horton — great-granddaughter of famed labor activist Ella May Wiggins — published Martyr of Loray Mill, a biography of her forebear. Xpress spoke with Horton ahead of her reading at Malaprop’s on Sunday, Jan. 17, to discuss Wiggins’ life, the meaning of her struggles and why it remains important to remember Ella May’s sacrifice.