UNCA's Writers at Home Series Wraps Up with Readings by
Ron Rash, Michael Chitwood
UNC Asheville's Writers at Home spring series concludes with readings
by Ron Rash and Michael Chitwood at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Malaprop's
Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St. Writers at Home is part of the Great
Smokies Writing Program. The event is free and open to the public.
Rash, a teacher at Tri-County Tech and visiting writer at the
University of South Carolina, is the author of three poetry collections
and two story collections. His novel, "One Foot in Eden," won
the Novella Festival Award and is a finalist in Forword Magazine's
Literary Novel of the Year. Rash won an NEA poetry fellowship and his work
has recently appeared in Oxford American, Yale Review and Southern Review.
Chitwood, a visiting lecturer at UNC Chapel Hill, is the author of four
books. His most recent, "Gospel Road Going," is a homage to the
Blue Ridge Mountains and their people. Chitwood's work has appeared in The
New Republic, Southern Review and numerous other journals. He also has
published a book of essays, drawn from his public radio commentaries,
called "Hitting Below the Bible Belt."
For more information, call UNCA's Department of Literature and Language
- Tommy Hays, Great Smokies Writing Program Director, 828/251-1389
- Jill Yarnall, UNCA Public Information Assistant Director, 828/251-6526