UNCA's Writers at Home Series Continues with Readings by
Claire Bateman and Julia Nunnally Duncan
UNC Asheville's Writers at Home series continues with readings by Claire Bateman and Julia Nunnally Duncan at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 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.
Bateman is a creative writing teacher at the Greenville Fine Arts Center, a school for the literary, visual and performing arts. She has written several books including "The Bicycle Slow Race," "Friction," "At the Funeral of Ether" and "Clumsy," which was recently published by New Issue Press. Bateman's poetry has been published in the Kenyon Review, Southern Review, Paris Review and South Carolina Review, among many others. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Tennessee Arts Council, and was awarded the Pushcart Prize and the Louisiana Literature Poetry Prize.
Duncan, who holds a master's degree from Warren Wilson College, lives in Marion and teaches English at McDowell Technical Community College. Her short story collection "Blue Ridge Shadows," set in the foothills of Western North Carolina, was published by Iris Press in 2002. Duncan is currently working on a second short story collection.
For more information, call UNCA's 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