Acclaimed author Ron Rash will speak at Catawba Valley Community College on Wed., March 19, in the Tarlton Complex on the Main Campus in Hickory at 11 a.m.
He will sign books prior to the reading and after his talk.
Rash is the author of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Finalist and New York Times bestselling novel “Serena” in addition to three other prize winning novels, “One Foot in Eden,” “Saints at the River,” and “The World Made Straight.” He is also the author of three collections of poems and four collections of stories, among them “Burning Bright,” which won the 2010 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. Twice the recipient of the O. Henry Prize, he teaches at Western Carolina University.
The reading is sponsored by CVCC’s Department of Developmental Reading and English.
The March 19 reading is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Arlene Neal at CVCC, 828-327-7000, ext. 4417.