Friday, July 22, 2005

Asheville anniversary

On July 21, The Writers' Workshop will celebrate its 20th anniversary at The Governor's Western Residence. Special guests include the British actress Rosemary Harris and authors John Ehle, Lucy Daniels and Randy Wayne White. The event runs from 3-7 p.m., and refreshments will be served.

Harris has appeared in a wide range of plays and films such as "Being Julia," "Spider-Man," "Sunshine," "My Life So Far," "Death of a Salesman," "Hamlet" and "Crossing Delancey." She has won numerous honors at The Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts, and is active in the fight against anti-Semitism.
Ehle, Asheville native and North Carolina's most highly awarded writer, has published 20 books of fiction and nonfiction. His awards include the N.C. Award for Literature, the Thomas Wolfe Prize and the Lillian Smith Award for Southern Fiction. Ehle is a five-time winner of the Sir Walter Raleigh Award, and is married to Rosemary Harris. Their daughter is actress Jennifer Ehle, star of "Pride and Prejudice" and other plays and films.
The event is open to members and contributors of The Writers' Workshop. Memberships can be bought at the door ($35, or $25 for low income writers). Please RSVP by July 18 via e-mail, or call 828-254-8111

Via the Salisbury Post.

(happy alliteration day)

[edit: link fixed]

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