UNCA's Writers at Home Series Continues with Readings
by Ann Dunn and Joan Grant
UNC Ashevilleís Writers at Home fall series continues with readings
by Ann Dunn and Joan Grant at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Malapropís
Bookstore/Cafe, 55 Haywood St. Writers at Home is part of the Great
Smokies Writing Program, a consortium of Western Carolina writers and UNCAís
Creative Writing Program. The event is free and open to the public.
Poet and dancer Ann Dunn is the owner of the Academy of Ballet and
Contemporary Dance, artistic director of the Asheville Ballet and a UNCA
Humanities Program adjunct instructor. She has published poetry in many
anthologies and journals, including "Carolina Quarterly" and
"The Laurel Review." Dunnís most recent book is "Olde
Woman." Her forthcoming book is "Broken Pearls: A Cycle for the
Reconstruction of Chastity." She has produced and toured dance/poetry
work, performing and reading in Chicago, New York and Italy. Dunn lives in
Asheville and has five children.
Born and raised and New Orleans, Grant received her B.A. from Tulane
University and then taught English at the Academy of the Sacred Heart. She
studied creative writing as a residency student at the Warren Wilson
M.F.A. Program for Writers and UNCA, where she was awarded the Thomas
Wolfe Prize. Grantís stories have appeared in "Louisiana
Literature" and "Oxford Magazine." She lives with her
husband in Asheville, where she is working on a story collection.
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