Writers at Home Series

Are you interested in hearing local and regional writers read from their own works? Join us for our Writers at Home Series! Sponsored by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program and curated by novelist and program director Tommy Hays, events are free and open to the public. Monthly readings are held at 3 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month during Fall and Spring semesters at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe, 55 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC. 

Fall 2019 Schedule

September 15: Help us kickoff the Fall 2019 series with our Fall Faculty Reading! Instructors Scott Branson, Kenneth Chamlee, Audra Coleman, Tommy Hays, Luke Hankins, Vicki Lane, Elizabeth Lutyens, Jennifer McGaha, Eric Nelson, and Amy Reed will read from their works!

October 20: Come support our amazing local young writers! Students from Asheville High and Asheville School will read their pieces. Readers from Asheville School are Amelia Krebs, André Vital Pardue, Helen Miller, Jimmy Wang, and Skye Zhong. Readers from Asheville High are Mike Islas, Skyler Scheel, and Willow Schenk.

November 17: Come hear contributors to the Fall 2019 issue of the program’s publication, The Great Smokies Review, read their submissions!