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Bathanti named the Charles George VA Medical Center Writer-in-Residence

Posted courtesy of Appalachian State University: BOONE—Joseph Bathanti has been named the Charles George VA Medical Center (VAMC) Writer-in-Residence in an innovative program in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) in Asheville. The program is funded by a North Carolina Arts Council and North Carolina Humanities Council grant. Bathanti is a professor of creative writing at […]

Asheville Wordfest Launches Fifth Year

From NCWN member Laura Hope-Gill and our friends at Asheville Wordfest… Asheville will once again enjoy the voice of poetry on May 4 and 5 at Asheville Wordfest. The festival takes place this year at the Altamont Theater at 18 Church Street and explores the theme of “Home: Place and Planet.” Events include readings by […]

Congratulations to Joseph Bathanti!

We received this exciting announcement yesterday from Appalachian State University: The North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has selected Joseph Bathani to serve a three-year term as a council trustee. “Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Bathanti holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in English literature from […]

Speak Out for the Humanities Now

The following is from our friends at the North Carolina Humanities Council; please read and heed: Dear Friend, The House of Representatives has proposed cutting funding to the National Endowment for the Humanities by $20 million. Funding for the state humanities councils –including the North Carolina Humanities Council — would be cut by $9 million. […]