Creative Nonfiction Writer JEREMY B. JONES - Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

Creative Nonfiction Writer JEREMY B. JONES - Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

 

Jeremy B. Jones is the author of BearwallowA Personal History of a Mountain Homeland, which won the 2014 Appalachian Book of the Year in nonfiction and was awarded a gold medal in the 2015 Independent Publisher Book of the Year Awards in memoir. His essays have been named Notable in Best American Essays and his work has been published in Oxford AmericanThe Iowa ReviewBrevityAppalachian Heritage, and elsewhere. A frequent contributor to Our State Magazine, Jeremy is an associate professor of English at Western Carolina University, where he teaches creative writing. He also serves as the series co-editor of In Place, a literary nonfiction book series from Vandalia Press, the creative imprint of West Virginia University Press. Jeremy earned his MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa but hails from Henderson County, North Carolina, where his family has been rooted since the late 18th century.

Thursday, September 21
Creative Nonfiction Writer
JEREMY B. JONES

(BearwallowA Personal History of a Mountain Homeland)

7:30 p.m.
Table Rock Room
Plemmons Student Union

Craft Talk: Landbound: Nonfiction Writing about Place
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Table Rock Room


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