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JASON MOTT: Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference Public Readings

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference faculty, Jason Mott, will give a public reading of his work in the Library’s Rogow Room on Saturday, May 18 at 7:30 pm.

Jason Mott is a bestselling author, National Book Award Winner, and Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction Winner. His poetry and fiction have appeared in various literary journals, and he is the author of four novels: “The Returned,” “The Wonder of All Things,” “The Crossing,” and “Hell of a Book.” “Hell Of A Book,” was a Jenna Bush Hager “Read With Jenna” Book Club pick, Carnegie Medals For Excellence in Fiction Longlist selection, a 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist selection, a 2022 Chatauqua Prize Finalist, a Joyce Carol Oates Prize Longlist selection, the 2022 Housatonic Book Award Winner, the 2021 Sir Walter Raleigh Prize for Fiction winner, and the winner of the 2021 National Book Award for Fiction.

The Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference (LGRWC) is a unique creative experience for writers which aspires to foster reading, writing, creativity, and a sense of place in Transylvania County.  The Transylvania County Library is a vital, trusted source for discovery, inspiration, and innovation at the heart of a community that celebrates learning, creativity, and curiosity.  Brevard College provides an experiential liberal arts education that encourages personal growth and inspires artistic, intellectual, and social action.

As partners, Brevard College and the Transylvania County Library Foundation seek to enrich the cultural and educational life of Transylvania County by nurturing and developing the LGRWC. Through intensive community-building creative workshops and public readings, the LGRWC will offer Transylvania County residents the opportunity to interact with renowned authors, engage in meaningful conversation about writing and place, and strengthen ties across generations by reaching out to the diverse population of Transylvania County.


May 18
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Rogow Community Room, Transylvania County Library
212 South Gaston Street
Brevard, NC 28712 United States

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212 S Gaston St, Brevard, NC 28712