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Fall Writers’ Conference in Asheville

By Dannye Romine Powell

dpowell@charlotteobserver.com

September 24, 2015 03:00 AM

UPDATED September 24, 2015 07:47 AM

You want dazzle? I’ll give you dazzle.

It’s the line-up of the North Carolina Writers’ Network’s 2015 Fall Conference, Nov. 20-22, in Asheville.

Keynote address by novelist Lee Smith (“Guests on Earth”); featured guest at Saturday luncheon: former N.C. poet laureate Kathryn Stripling Byer; musical guests: Keith Flynn & the Holy Men.

Workshops with Tina Barr (poetry); Christine Hale (creative non-fiction); Tommy Hays (fiction); Robert Beatty (middle-grade fiction); Wayne Caldwell (opening paragraph); Vicki Lane (mystery writing); John Lane (description in poetry); and Megan Shepherd (young adult fiction).

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And there’s more.

It’s time to register: www.ncwriters.org.

Questions: Charles Fiore: 336-293-8844