News & Events
February 17, 2010
The UNC Asheville 2009-2010 Writers at Home Series continues with readings by Joan Heller and Kim Purser, both graduates of UNC Asheville's Master of Liberal Arts Program. They will speak at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., downtown Asheville. The event is free and open to the public.
After studying medicine, Heller enrolled in the Master of Liberal Arts Program. She recently completed a collection of poems based on police photographs from the time of the Weimar Republic in Germany. Purser, a poet and visual artist, works with at-risk children through Eliada Homes. She will read poems from her collection, "This Heart is Not a Houseboat."
The Writers at Home Series is sponsored by UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program. For more information, call the program at 828.232.5122.