The Friends of the Ethel K. Smith Library present a Lyceum lecture by Author Wiley Cash on Friday, February 15th at 2:00 p.m. in the McGee Theater of the Batte Center.
Wiley Cash is from western North Carolina, a region that figures prominently in his fiction. His stories have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Roanoke Review and The Carolina Quarterly. A Land More Kind than Home (William Morrow/HarperCollins, April 2012) is his first novel.
Wiley holds a B.A. in Literature from the University of North Carolina-Asheville, an M.A. in English from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. He has received grants and fellowships from the Asheville Area Arts Council, the Thomas Wolfe Society, the MacDowell Colony, and Yaddo. The author will discuss his work, the writing process, take questions, and sign books.