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Sisters In Words: Fiction, Nonfiction & the Creative Process

January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Lenoir-Rhyne University in Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe Center for Narrative and the Yale Association of Western North Carolina will present “Sisters in Words: Fiction, Nonfiction, and the Creative Process.” Best-selling authors and sisters, Elizabeth Kostova and Victoria Johnson, will read from their latest works, Kostova’s “The Shadow Land” and Johnson’s “American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic.” A discussion on the creative process will follow, facilitated by Laura Hope-Gill, coordinator of the Thomas Wolfe Center for Narrative, as well as a question-and-answer session with the audience and a book signing and sale. The event will take place on Thursday, Jan. 24, at Lenoir-Rhyne’s 36 Montford Ave. location in Asheville. Doors will open at 6pm, readings will begin at 6:30, and the event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.


January 24
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Graduate Studies
36 Montford Ave
Asheville, NC 28801 United States


Lenoir-Rhyne University Asheville