“Writers at Home” To Feature Award-Winning Local Authors
Thu, 11/01/2012 - 4:33pm
The Writers at Home series, sponsored by UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program, continues in November with works from authors Catherine Reid and Nancy Dew Taylor. The readings will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18 at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., in downtown Asheville. This event is free and open the public.
Catherine Reid is the author of "Coyote: Seeking the Hunter in Our Midst" (Houghton-Mifflin, 2004) and the collection of essays, "Falling into Place," forthcoming from Beacon Press. She directs the undergraduate creative writing program at Warren Wilson College, where she specializes in creative nonfiction and environmental writing. Her work has appeared in a number of literary journals, including Georgia Review, Fourth Genre, and Massachusetts Review. While on sabbatical this year from the college, she's working on a series of essays about the life and writings of the 18th century Quaker, botanist, and explorer, William Bartram.
Nancy Dew Taylor is the recipient of the 2011 Linda Flowers Literary Award from the North Carolina Humanities Council for her collection of poems, "Mill Creek Suite." She is the author of the chapbook of poems, "Stepping on Air" (Emrys Press, 2008), and poetry and prose published in the South Carolina Review, the Appalachian Journal and The Southern Poetry Anthology.
For more information about the Writers at Home series, visit agc.unca.edu/writers-at-home-series or call 828.254.6734.