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.
A return appearance and reading by Pulitzer Prize-winner and bestselling author Rick Bragg will culminate a week of literary events featuring distinguished writers during the 14th annual Spring Literary Festival at Western Carolina University. Author readings begin Monday, April 4, and continue through Thursday, April 7. All events are free and open to the public. Each reading will be followed by a book-signing with the author.
Western Carolina University's Spring Literary Festival will host a free writing workshop centered on capturing local and personal histories on Saturday, March 10, and Saturday, March 17, from 1-3 p.m. in the meeting room of the Jackson County Public Library, 755 W. Main St., Sylva.
Award-winning writer Charles Baxter, whose novella “The Feast of Love” inspired a movie to be released this fall starring Morgan Freeman, Alexa Davalos and Greg Kinnear, joins authors who will be featured at Western Carolina University’s Spring Literary Festival.
Writer and wilderness advocate Rick Bass leads a field of acclaimed authors coming to Cullowhee to participate in Western Carolina University 's third annual Spring Literary Festival, set for Tuesday, April 5, through Thursday, April 7.
Western Carolina University is launching a new Spring Literary Festival this April as part of a renewed effort to stimulate interest among students and residents of Western North Carolina in the work of contemporary writers and poets.