Friends of the Library Reception for the 2019 Hobson Recipient

The Friends of the Library sponsored a reception on Monday, April 29, 2019, in honor of the 2019 Mary Frances Hobson recipient, author, Wiley Cash, Writer-in-Residence at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. He is the founder of the Open Canon Book Club and co-founder of The Land More Kind Appalachian Artists Residency.


Many students, faculty, staff and community members attended to meet and greet the author. Following the reception, everyone proceeded to the Chowan Room for a delicious meal and then to listen to Mr. Cash as he delivered the Hobson Lecture followed by a book signing. A great event and evening had by all who attended.


To schedule a tour for your civic club, church, art league, art class, contact Twyla Duke, Curator by calling (252) 398-6320.

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