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Wiley Cash & Frank X Walker

May 11, 2019 @ 11:00 pm - May 12, 2019 @ 12:30 am


About …
Wiley Cash is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels The Last BalladA Land More Kind than Home, andThis Dark Road to Mercy. The founder of the Open Canon Book Club and co-founder of the Land More Kind Appalachian Artists Residency, he has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the Weymouth Center. He serves as the writer-in-residence at the University of North Carolina-Asheville and teaches in the Mountainview Low-Residency MFA. He lives in North Carolina with his wife and their two young daughters.   More about Wiley at wileycash.com

About …
Frank X Walker (born June 11, 1961) is an African-American poet from Danville, Kentucky. Walker coined the word “Affrilachia”, signifying the importance of the African-American presence in Appalachia: the “new word … spoke to the union of Appalachian identity and the region’s African-American culture and history”.  He is a Professor in the English department at the University of Kentucky and was the Poet Laureate of Kentucky from 2013-2015.  Complete details about Frank at his website –  www.frankxwalker.com/

 

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Start:
May 11, 2019 @ 11:00 pm
End:
May 12, 2019 @ 12:30 am

Venue

Rogow Room, Transylvania County Library
212 S. Gaston St.
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
Phone:
828-884-3151 x 1805
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(828) 884-3151

212 S Gaston St, Brevard, NC 28712