UNCA's Writers at Home Series Features Readings by
Local Authors Jay Bonner and Michael McFee
UNC Asheville's Writers at Home Fall 2002 series begins with readings
by authors Michael McFee and Jay Bonner at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15 at
Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., downtown Asheville. Writers at
Home is part of the Great Smokies Writing Program, a consortium of Western
North Carolina writers and UNCA's Creative Writing Program. The event is
free and open to the public.
McFee, a native of Asheville, teaches poetry writing and literature at
UNC Chapel Hill. He has published six collections of poetry and edited two
anthologies published by the University of North Carolina Press. His poems
and essays appear regularly in Poetry, Hudson Review and Virginia
Quarterly Review. McFee received the Roanoke-Chowan Prize for Poetry from
the N.C. Literary Historical Association for his work "Earthly."
He has also won fellowships from the Durham Arts Council, the North
Carolina Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Bonner teaches writing and literature at Asheville School. He served as
literary editor of the Arts Journal and currently serves as co-publisher
of the French Broad Press. Bonner has published fiction, poetry and
criticism in a number of publications including The Quarterly, Greensboro
Review and Asheville Poetry Review.
For more information, call the UNCA Department of Literature and
Language at 828/251-6411.
- Tommy Hays, Great Smokies Writing Program Director, 828/254-1389
- Jill Yarnall, UNCA Public Information Assistant Director, 828/251-6526