Live Stream: Writers at Home

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Image shows a background photo of a laptop computer, notebook, and hand holding a pencil. Text includes the event title:UNCA’s Great Smokies Writing Program presents Writers at Home. Image includes the Malaprop's logo and the event date: Sunday, Feb 20, 2022 at 3pm ET. .

The Writers at Home reading series features work from UNCA’s Great Smokies Writing Program and The Great Smokies Review and is hosted by Lilly Danzis (GMWP) or Elizabeth Lutyens (TGSR). The February event features Heather Newton in conversation with Vicki Lane. Click here to RSVP and receive the YouTube link for the live event. We will send a reminder email on the day of the event with link required to attend. 

Like most of our events, this event is free. If you decide to attend and to purchase the authors' books or books they recommend, we ask that you purchase from Malaprop's. When you do this you are supporting our work and keeping more dollars in our community. You can order books online below. You may also support us by purchasing a gift card or making a donation below. Thank you! 

Heather Newton's novel Under The Mercy Trees (HarperCollins, 2011) won the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award, was chosen by the Women's National Book Association as a Great Group Reads Selection, and was named an Okra Pick by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance. Her short story collection, McMullen Circle (Regal House, 2022), was a finalist for the W.S. Porter prize. Her novel The Puppeteer's Daughters (Turner, 2022) is her second novel. A practicing attorney, she teaches creative writing for UNC-Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program and is co-founder and program manager for the Flatiron Writers Room in Asheville, North Carolina ( Visit her website at

Vicki Lane's previous novels include Signs in the Blood, four other Elizabeth Goodweather Mysteries, and The Day of Small Things. Her work has been praised for authentic dialogue, evocative detail, and rich, clear, intelligent writing that captures the essence of the North Carolina mountains and their people. Vicki teaches with the Great Smokies Writing Program (UNC-Asheville) and at Wildacres Writing Workshops.

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ISBN: 9781646030767
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Regal House Publishing - January 17th, 2022

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ISBN: 9781684428588
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Published: Keylight Books - July 26th, 2022

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ISBN: 9781646030118
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Published: Regal House Publishing - October 16th, 2020

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