January “Writers at Home” Features Vievee Francis and Molly Walling
Thu, 01/10/2013 - 9:14am
Vievee Francis and Molly Walling will read their works when the Writers at Home series, sponsored by UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program, continues at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., in downtown Asheville. This event is free and open the public.
Vievee Francis is the author of two books of poetry, "Blue-Tail Fly" (Wayne State University, 2006) and "Horse in the Dark" (Northwestern University 2012), and her works have appeared in many periodicals and anthologies. She was the 2009–2010 Poet-in-Residence for the Alice Lloyd Hall Scholars Program at the University of Michigan, and is the recipient of a 2009 Rona Jaffe Award, a 2010 Kresge Artist Fellowship, and Cave Canem fellowships. She is currently an associate editor for Callaloo.
Molly Walling is the author of the new work of creative nonfiction, "Death in the Delta: Uncovering a Mississippi Family Secret" (University Press of Mississippi, 2012), and her essays and articles have appeared in regional arts publications. She spent many years as a classroom teacher, and later taught writing at the university level, at UNC Asheville, Mars Hill College, Virginia Highlands Community College and King College.
For more information, visit the Great Smokies Writing Program website or call 828.254.6734.