November “Writers at Home” Showcases North Carolina Writers
Mon, 10/24/2011 - 2:41pm
Marjorie Hudson and Kevin McIlvoy will read from their current works at the next installment of the Writers at Home series, sponsored by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing program. The reading begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, at Malaprop’s Bookstore and Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville. It is free and open to the public.
Hudson, a novelist, essayist and poet, is author of “Accidental Birds of the Carolinas,” a Novello Literary Award finalist. Her works have been published in a wide variety of magazines and journals; her honors and awards include a Fiction Syndicate Prize and two Pushcart Special Mentions. She holds a master’s degree in Creative Writing from Warren Wilson College and she now lives in Chatham County, N.C.
Writer, editor and educator Kevin McIlvoy is the author of four published novels and the short story collection, “The Complete History of New Mexico.” He is an adjunct faculty member at Warren Wilson College’s Creative Writing program, and he offers online instruction and book editing through his website. For 27 years, he was Regents Professor of Creative Writing at New Mexico State University and editor-in-chief and fiction editor of the national literary magazine, Puerto del Sol.