Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series: Nonfiction Author and Journalist Beth Macy

Please join us for the Spring 2019 season of the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series. On Feb 28, March 21,  April 9, April 11, and April 18, we are looking forward to presenting afternoon craft talks and evening readings by journalist Beth Macy (author of DOPESICK: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America); novelist Caleb Johnson (TREEBORNE); Common Reading program author  Moises Kaufman (THE LARAMIE PROJECT); Poet Nathaniel Mackey (FROM A BROKEN BOTTLE TRACES OF PERFUME STILL EMANATE) ; and Novelist Abigail DeWitt (NEWS OF OUR LOVED ONES). Please see the information below or visitingwriters.appstate.edu for details or contact weinbergsc@appstate.edu.

 

Nonfiction Author and Journalist Beth Macy

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28

(Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America; Factory Man; Truevine)

 

CRAFT TALK

Reporting from the Margins

3:30-4:45 p.m.

Table Rock Room, 201B Plemmons Student Union

 

READING

7:30 p.m.         Table Rock Room, 201B Plemmons Student Union

 

 

Novelist Caleb Johnson

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

(Treeborne)

 

CRAFT TALK

Rewarding the Subconscious: Why Writers Should Carry a Notebook

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Gordon Gathering Hall, 124-A, Reich College of Education

 

READING

7:30 p.m.         Three Top Room, 169 Plemmons Student Union

 

 

Common Reading Program Playwright Moisés Kaufman

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

(The Laramie Project)

 

READING

9:30-11 a.m.; Grandfather Mountain Ballroom, Plemmons Student Union

 

 

THE JUANITA TOBIN ANNUAL MEMORIAL READING

Poet Nathaniel Mackey

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

(From a Broken Bottle Traces of Perfume Still Emanate; Nod House)

 

CRAFT TALK

The Long Song

3:30-4:45 p.m.; Gordon Gathering Hall, 124-A, Reich College of Education   *to be confirmed

 

READING:

7:30 p.m.; Three Top Room, 169, Plemmons Student Union

 

 

Novelist Abigail DeWitt

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

(News of Our Loved Ones; Dogs; Lili)

 

CRAFT TALK

What I Learned About Craft from Teaching Creative Writing

12:30-1:45 p.m.; Attic Window Room, 137C, Plemmons Student Union

 

READING

7:30 p.m.         Three Top Room, 169, Plemmons Student Union

 

 

Admission to all events is free and open to the public. Book sales and signing will follow the talks and the readings.