“In a lot of places in the United States, you can still get a degree in English literature and not have to study any people of color,” says poet, author and educator Frank X Walker.
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Six writers participated in a panel on Friday night as the final installment in the three-part Within the Lines: Creative Perspectives on Wilderness. The exhibit and monthly panel discussions, held at HandMade in America’s offices, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Friday’s discussion seemed especially poignant as the recent election put a number […]
Events for readers and writers.
Awards, a book launch, and holiday gift ideas — all from local literary luminaries.
The North Carolina Writers’ Network brings its fall conference to the Doubletree Hotel in Biltmore this weekend, Nov. 18 – 20, attracting hundreds of writers from around the country and providing a rich slate of activities, including a keynote presentation by award-winning author and activist Silas House, perhaps best known for his opposition to the mountaintop removal mining.
Among those honored in the Oct. 17 ceremony will be WNC author Robert Morgan (seen here) and frequent Asheville visitor novelist Allan Gurganus.
Writers looking for an opportunity to hone their craft can do do so at the North Carolina Writers’ Network’s 2009 Squire Summer Writing Residency.
This week is bonus week on Book Report: Two reviews. Local author Kendall Hale published her memoir and former MIT professor Steven Pinker stops by Malaprop’s. Get reading, people.
This week’s roundup includes a reading, but also a book group in the making, a couple of local awards, a film and a yoga workshop. Wondering what all of these have to do with literature? Read on…