UNC Asheville Continues Writers at Home Series with Readings by Students
Wed, 03/10/2010 - 10:08am
UNC Asheville's 2009-2010 Writers at Home Series continues with readings by UNC Asheville student authors at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 21, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., downtown Asheville. Winners of UNC Asheville’s writing scholarships, including Amanda Gardner, Sally Parrish, Daniel Resner and Beth Sarno, will read from their work. The event is free and open to the public.
Gardner is a creative writing major. She writes narrative non-fiction, often about her experiences as a professional apple picker and long distance backpacker. She received the Comfort Scholarship for Excellence in Creative Writing in 2009.
Parrish, a creative writing major, predominately writes poetry. She is a recipient of the Topp & Grillot Poetry Scholarship. Parrish will graduate in December, and plans to attend graduate school for creative writing.
Resner, a recipient of the Comfort Scholarship for Excellence in Creative Writing, is a junior literature major. He is the chief editor of the UNC Asheville creative arts magazine “Metabolism,” and the co-president of the university’s literature club. He writes poems, stories and plays.
Sarno graduated in December 2009 with distinction in psychology and plans to attend graduate school in the fall. She received the Topp & Grillot Poetry Scholarship in 2009.
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.