Literature-Lovers Rejoice (And Really Everyone Else, Too)

“All of our lives are worth literature.”

Let that sink in a minute. Writer-In-Residence Wiley Cash (you know, the New York Times best-selling author who also happens to be our alum and a creative writing professor here at UNC Asheville) thinks that all of our lives—your life—is worth literature.

That’s what he and UNC Asheville’s English Department are hoping to show the campus community this year, with a line-up of “shiny national literary stars” speaking at UNC Asheville throughout the next two semesters.

“We want every single student, certainly in our department, but also on campus, to feel like, ‘I can go to these events that are put together by the creative writing department and I can see my experience represented on the stage,’” Cash said.

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Originally published August 24, 2018.


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