As the Buncombe County Region Rep for North Carolina Writers’ Network, I host a monthly writers’ meetup at the Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar (Grove Arcade, 1 Page Ave., Asheville). The group meets the first Wednesday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m. Networking, speakers and quarterly open mic readings. All interested writers are welcome, and the gathering is free.
• Saturday, July 8, 4-5 p.m. — I’ll be the poet-in-residence for Poetry on Demand at Malaprop’s, 55 Haywood St., Asheville. Stop by for a personalized poem!