For a full schedule of events visit: http://cmlitfest.org/
THURSDAY NIGHT September 7th 7:30 pm
FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
SONGCATCHING – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the North Carolina Arts Council.
Tim Babb, Tim Clark, Rob Levin, koreloy mcwhirter, Jay Ponton, Minnie Powell, Ron Powell, John D. Richards, Susan Scoggins, Patrick and Cathy Larson Sky, and Roberta Whiteside
On September 8th & 9th, enjoy seminars all throughout Burnsville starting at 9am.
Other highlights include:
FRIDAY EVENING September 8th 7:00
BANQUET with RONNI LUNDY…
Lundy is the author of Victuals: An Appalachian Journey, with Recipes, winner of the 2017 James Beard Cookbook of the Year and Best Book of the Year Awards.
SATURDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 9TH 6:30
JAMES RESTON, JR.
2017 Keynote Speaker
James Reston’s newest book, A Rift in the Earth:Art, Memory and the Fight For A Vietnam War Memorial will be released on September 9th ! Author of 17 books, three plays, and numerous articles in national magazines. Winner of Prix Italia and the Dupont-Columbia Award for his chilling 1983 ninety-minute radio documentary on National Public Radio, “Father Cares: the Last of Jonestown.” His last six historical works, Galileo: A Life, The Last Apocalypse, Warriors of God, Dogs of God, and Defenders of the Faith and Luther’s Fortress have been translated into thirteen foreign languages. Warriors of God, The Innocence of Joan Little, and Collision at Home Plate have been optioned by Hollywood. The Last Apocalypse was a main selection of the Book of the Month Club. Warriors of God is an international best seller with over 200,000 copies sold world-wide and still selling. Fragile Innocence, his memoir of bringing up his handicapped daughter, reached #8 on the Washington Post best seller list. Member, Authors Guild of America.