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Faith in Literature: A Festival of Contemporary Writers of the Spirit – Isabel Wilkerson and Krista Tippett

  • UNC Asheville, Humanities Lecture Hall 1 University Heights Asheville, NC, 28804 United States (map)

Isabel Wilkerson Reading – 4 p.m.
An Evening with Krista Tippett and Isabel Wilkerson Interview – 7 p.m.

This two-day event, jointly convened by UNC Asheville and the Wake Forest University School of Divinity, will gather 11 writers whose collective work deeply engages faith tradition or spiritual practice. Features will include readings, panel discussions, guided conversations involving audience members, and two open productions of “On Being” with Krista Tippett, who is participating thanks to festival partner WCQS – Western North Carolina Public Radio. Tippett, broadcaster and The New York Times best-selling author, will moderate conversations to be recorded for her Peabody Award-winning public radio broadcast and podcast. She will interview Pulitzer Prize winner and Goodman Endowed Visiting Artist, Isabel Wilkerson, who reads on Saturday, October 22.

NOTE: The reading at 4 PM is free and open to the public, but the evening program is a ticketed event. Click here to purchase tickets. Click here for additional information. 

Collaborators: UNC Asheville and the Wake Forest University School of Divinity