Worth a Read

Looking for something to read? Check out these features by or about Program faculty, and other interesting articles pertaining to the literary world.

May 2021

Why People Feel Like Victims: Getting to the core of today's social acrimony

Nautilus article by instructor Mark MacNamara Read

April 2021

Social Justice as Science Fiction: The Queerness of Liberation

April 2021 keynote by adrienne maree brown Watch

March 2021

Author, Retired Great Smokies Writing Program Director and UNC Asheville Lecturer Tommy Hays Receives “Order of the Long Leaf Pine” Honor

Author, former executive director of the Great Smokies Writing Program and retired lecturer in UNC… Read

December 2020

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Poem by instructor Luke Hankins; shortlisted for the 2020 Montreal International Poetry Prize Read

November 2020

'Even as We Breathe': A First Novel From a Teacher Who Writes for Her Students

NPR interview with Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle Listen

June 2020

Your Bookshelf May Be Part of the Problem

NPR article on the importance of diverse literature Read