Upcoming Wilma Dykeman Legacy Events
Written & Spoken Word
Thomas Wolfe Short Story Book Club
Monthly discussions of pre-selected stories
Register for in-person AND Zoom-based Thomas Wolfe Short Story discussions, 7:00-8:00 EST, at: wolfe@wilmadykemanlegacy.org
Start
Date:
January 11, 2024
End Date:
March 14, 2024
when:
7:00 - 8:00 PM
where:
Thomas Wolfe Memorial AND via Zoom
Cover of The Complete Short Stories of Thomas Wolfe
Written & Spoken Word
"The Names of the Nation"
Thomas Wolfe Short Story discussion led by Brandon Johnson
Register and receive Zoom link at wolfe@wilmadykemanlegacy.org
Start
Date:
March 14, 2024
End Date:
March 14, 2024
when:
7:00 - 8:00 PM
where:
Thomas Wolfe Memorial and via Zoom
Brandon Johnson
Environmental Integrity
Of Words and Water: The Story of Wilma Dykeman
by Shannon Hitchcock, with illustrations by Sophie Page
A picture-book biography for ages 6-8
Start
Date:
April 16, 2024
End Date:
when:
where:
Pre-order now from your local bookstore
Of Words and Water - book cover
Previous Wilma Dykeman Legacy Events
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Written & Spoken Word
The Far Family: Wilma Dykeman's 2nd novel
Talk by Jim Stokely, President, Wilma Dykeman Legacy. Register at novels@wilmadykemanlegacy.org.
The Chicago Tribune: "Clay Thurston is one of the most complex and interesting characters in contemporary fiction."
Start
Date:
June 22, 2023
End Date:
June 22, 2023
when:
7:00 - 8:00 PM
where:
West Asheville Public Library and via Zoom
The Far Family - cover
Written & Spoken Word
The Novels of Wilma Dykeman
3 hybrid (in-person and Zoom) events: May 25, June 22, July 27
Register for Zoom at novels@wilmadykemanlegacy.org
Start
Date:
May 25, 2023
End Date:
July 27, 2023
when:
7:00 - 8:00 PM
where:
West Asheville Public Library and Zoom
Novel of WD flyer
Social Justice
Wilma Dykeman's 103rd Birthday Celebration
Open-house style - spend a few minutes or an hour
Free for the general public
Start
Date:
May 20, 2023
End Date:
when:
1:00 - 4:00 PM
where:
Black Wall Street: 8 River Arts Place, Asheville, NC
103rd birthday flyer
Social Justice
Mountain Strong
Occasional events celebrating traditional mountain life
Our inaugural event on May 5 features WHITE ROCK REVIVAL for an evening of Bluegrass music and stories of life on the farm across several generations.
Start
Date:
May 5, 2023
End Date:
when:
7:00 - 8:30 PM
where:
Weaverville Community Center
White Rock Revival bluegrass band
Written & Spoken Word
Thomas Wolfe Short Story discussion - April 13 via Zoom
April's short story: "The Birthday"
You are invited to read Wolfe's short story, register at wolfe@wilmadykemanlegacy.org, and participate in the the discussion.
Start
Date:
April 13, 2023
End Date:
when:
7:00-8:00 PM
where:
Zoom meeting
Last photo of Thomas Wolfe
Written & Spoken Word
Thomas Wolfe Short Story-March 9 Discussion via Zoom
March's short story: "The Newspaper"
You are invited to read Wolfe's short story, register at wolfe@wilmadykemanlegacy.org, and participate in the discussion.
Start
Date:
March 9, 2023
End Date:
when:
7:00-8:00 PM
where:
Zoom meeting
Wolfe portrait commissioned by JRS Jr
Written & Spoken Word
Thomas Wolfe Short Story - February Discussion via Zoom
February's short story: "'E, A Recollection"
You are invited to read Wolfe's short story, register at wolfe@wilmadykemanlegacy.org, and participate in the discussion.
Start
Date:
February 9, 2023
End Date:
when:
7:00-8:00 PM
where:
Zoom meeting
Wolfe portrait commissioned by JRS Jr
Written & Spoken Word
Thomas Wolfe Short Story - January Discussion via Zoom
January's short story: "The Spanish Letter"
You are invited to read Wolfe's short story, register at wolfe@wilmadykemanlegacy.org, and participate in the discussion.
Start
Date:
January 12, 2023
End Date:
when:
7:00-8:00 PM
where:
Zoom meeting
Complete Short Stories of TW - dust jacket
Written & Spoken Word
Forgetting the Former Things
Book Discussion
Book discussion of Forgetting the Former Things, led by librarian Sherry Roane
Start
Date:
December 14, 2022
End Date:
when:
7:00 - 8:00 PM
where:
West Asheville Public Library
Cover of Forgetting the Former Things
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