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15th Annual Carolina Mountains Literary Festival

September 10-12 2020  •  Burnsville, NC

CONNECTIONS- Stories of Family, Community, History and the Land

 


 

THURSDAY NIGHT – AN EVENING OF CHEROKEE CULTURE

Stories, dance, music and art – FREE FOR ALL AGES

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY NIGHT BANQUET with JESSICA HANDLER

($35 Registration begins July 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY NIGHT KEYNOTE with KIM MICHELE RICHARDSON

($25 Registration begins July 1)

 

All Evening Events begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Burnsville Town Center

 


 

WRITING WORKSHOPS $35 Registration begins July 1)

FICTION- Nathan Alling Long
MEMOIR- Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman
NON-FICTION-Stephanie Alexandro Griest
POETRY- Steve Cushman



FREE READINGS & DISCUSSIONS ( No Registration Required )

FICTION
Joseph D’Agnese in conversation with Denise Kiernan
Jessica Handler
Nathan Alling Long
Dale Neal
Erica Witsell

MEMOIR
Dawn Davies
Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman
Lori Leachman
M Randall O’Wain

NON-FICTION
Stephanie Anderson
Stephanie Alexandro Griest
Neal Hutchinson
Orrin & Keith Pilkey
Ruth Wyand- North Carolina Humanities Council Road Scholar

POETRY
Lisa Creech Bledsoe
Steve Cushman
David Radavich
Karen Sagsterter
Jacinta White

MIDDLE SCHOOL & YOUNG ADULT
Hope Larson
– more pending

OUTREACH
Gwenda Ledbetter- Avery & Mitchell Senior Centers & Yancey Community Center
Open to the public



AUTHOR BIOS COMING SOON


2020 SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED IN JUNE