UNCA's Writers at Home Series Continues with Readings
by Margaret Rabb and Rachelle Rogers
UNC Asheville’s Writers at Home fall series continues with readings
by local writers Margaret Rabb and Rachelle Rogers at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov.
17, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St. Writers at Home is
part of the Great Smokies Writing Program, a consortium of Western
Carolina writers and UNCA’s Creative Writing Program. The event is free
and open to the public.
Rabb, a poet, teaches creative writing at UNC Chapel Hill. Her book
"Granite Dives" received North Carolina’s Roanoke-Chowan
Award. Her chapbook, "Figments of the Firmament," won the
Harperprints Chapbook Competition. Rabb’s work has won the Louisiana
Literature Prize for Poetry, the Hackney Literary Award from the Writing
Today Conference and the Wood Award for Distinguished Writing from the
Rogers, author of the nonfiction "Creative Crafts Desk
Handbook," has received honorable mention in competitions for memoir,
poetry and short story. Her work has appeared in several literary
journals. She was granted a 2002 Wildacres Artist Residency. Rogers is
currently working on a second novel and teaches a Crafting Fiction
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