Our mission is to bring together authors, readers of all ages, novice writers, listeners and learners in small, intimate settings. We are a festival of readers who appreciate discussing the ideas in literature.
September 8-10, 2016
- Wayfaring Strangers-A Musical Voyage from Scotland to Ulster to Appalachia: Free concert and presentation with authors and musicians, Doug Orr, Fiona Ritchie, and Darcy Orr
All day Friday and Saturday
- 9a.m. – 5 p.m. Free readings and discussions around town
- Playback Theater- Free improvisations about your stories
- WRITING WORKSHOPS- Fiction, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Poetry; Tickets required
- Banquet with speaker Fred Chappell – full weekend sponsorship courtesy of Bubba & Susan Crutchfield
- David George Haskell, Pulitzer Prize Finalist for The Forest Unseen-A Year’s Watch in Nature. He comes thanks to the NC Humanities Council Pulitzer Initiative Grant.