Wiley Cash Launches When Ghosts Come Home at UNCA

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Photo of Wiley Cash and the cover of his book When Ghosts Come Home

New York Times bestselling author and UNC Asheville Alumni Author-in-Residence Wiley Cash will celebrate the publication of his newest novel, When Ghosts Come Home, on Tuesday, September 21 at 7 p.m. in the Sherrill Center, Kimmel Arena with a book signing to follow on the Arby’s Scholarship Deck.

Note this event has been moved from Lipinsky Hall to facilitate social distancing. View the event on UNCA's website here.

The evening will feature music and conversation by Graham Sharp of the Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers. Books will be available for purchase at the event from Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe. Masks are required of all students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

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I loved it and devoured it with fury, straight to its blazing end.” —Lily King, author of Writers & Lovers

“An unputdownable knock-out.” —Lauren Wilkinson, author of American Spy

The eagerly awaited novel from the New York Times bestselling author of A Land More Kind Than Home, a tender and haunting story of a father and daughter, crime and forgiveness, race and memory.

Wiley Cash is the New York Times bestselling author of A Land More Kind Than Home, the acclaimed This Dark Road to Mercy, and most recently The Last Ballad. He won the SIBA Book Award and the Conroy Legacy Award, was a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize and the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel, and has been nominated for many more. A native of North Carolina, he is the Alumni Author-in-Residence at the University of North Carolina Asheville. He lives in Wilmington, NC with his wife, photographer Mallory Cash, and their two daughters.

Event date: 
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
UNC Asheville Sherrill Center, Kimmel Arena
227 Campus Drive
Asheville, NC 28804
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Published: William Morrow - September 21st, 2021