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Modes of Process: A Writers’ Symposium

December 2 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

$5 – $25

Eight writers, including novelists, poets, playwrights and literary educators, will give insight into their individual creative process in the form of talks, readings and workshops.

The day will begin with coffee at 10.30am.
Sessions begin promptly at 11am EST.
Bring a packed lunch.
This event is attendable both in-person and via Zoom.
Sliding-scale suggested donation $5-$25.

The event’s guest presenter is David Barratt, a literary artist and educator from the UK with degrees from St. Andrews and Oxford Universities. He served as Senior Lecturer at Chester College / Liverpool University for twenty years and is the author of numerous literature education textbooks.

Local Asheville presenters include:
John Garland Wells –
Nina Hart –
Jeff Davis –
Tracey Schmidt –

Global presenters include:
John Crutchfield (Berlin Germany / AVL NC) –
John and Catherine Meryl Bennett (Columbus Ohio) –


December 2
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
$5 – $25


The Center for Connection + Collaboration
Asheville NC, + Google Map
(828) 505 0950
View Venue Website

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