ASHEVILLE'S 3RD ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF POETRY BEGINS TODAY AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK. To see the schedule, please go to www.ashevillewordfest.org. Creator and guiding spirit of this festival is Laura Hope-Gill.
Poets reading this year are Mark Doty, Natasha Trethewey, Keith Flynn, Katherine Soniat, Holly Iglesias, John Hoppenthaler, Linda Hogan, NC's new Poet Laureate Cathy Smith Bowers, and NC's old Poet Laureate, K.S. Byer, among others.
A lively group! Please plan to attend!