The 15th annual Spring Literary Festival at Western Carolina University will feature author and former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins, called “the most popular poet in America” by The New York Times. All events are free and open to the public.
Novels written by a Western Carolina University professor and by his former student are among the 147 titles in the running for the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award, widely acknowledged as one of the top – and most lucrative – honors in the publishing world.
An English-as-a-second-language community liaison for Durham public schools will visit Western Carolina University to discuss opportunities and obstacles for the state’s Latina/o students who are applying to college.
Western Carolina University faculty member Patricia Bricker has been honored for her contributions to the practice of service-learning by North Carolina Campus Compact, a coalition of 35 public and private colleges and universities in the state.
The “English on the Ides” discussion series sponsored by WCU’s Department of English and City Lights Bookstore in Sylva will continue Sunday, Oct. 11, with a talk presented by Laura Wright, associate professor and head of the department.