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  • *** SOLD OUT*** Poetry Workshop with Kenneth Chamlee - Friday at 9:00 a.m., Yancey County Library
  • *** SOLD OUT*** Creative Nonfiction Workshop with Marjorie Hudson - Friday at 2:00 p.m., Yancey County Library


  • *** SOLD OUT *** Memoir Workshop with Sebastian Matthews - Saturday at 9:00 a.m., Yancey County Library


  • *** SOLD OUT *** Fiction Workshop with Meagan Lucas - Saturday at 2:00 p.m., Yancey County Library


  • Playwriting Workshop with Kyle R. Thomas - Friday at 9:00 a.m., Parkway Playhouse Theater


  • Keynote Event with Jason Mott - Saturday at 7:00 p.m., Town Center Legacy Room


Online registration is closed.


Keynote tickets can be purchased at the Registration Desk in the Town Center.


  • You may also send a check made out to CMLF, PO Box 355, Burnsville, NC 28714.  Please be sure to tell us the workshop/event(s) for which you are registering along with a phone or email for confirmation. Deadline for receipt  is 9/1/23.


This festival is run on donations, grants, and volunteer juice. Please consider donating now. You can do so online HERE.

We are a 501(c)3 organization, so your contribution is tax-exempt. Go for it!