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Upcoming Events

Live Stream: UNC Press, NC Arboretum & Malaprop's Present Edible Wild Plants of the Carolinas with Lytton John Musselman and Peter W. Schafran

10/15/2021 - 6:00PM

Malaprop's is pleased to partner with UNC Press and the North Carolina Arboretum to present this discussion with Lytton John Musselman and Peter W. Schafran, authors of Edible Wild Plants of the Carolinas. Like most of our events, this event is free but registration is required. Click here to register for the virtual event. The link required to attend will be emailed to registrants prior to the event.  If you decide to purchase the authors' books, we ask that you...

To Drink from the Well: NC Poor People’s Campaign and the YMI Cultural Center present a conversation with Geeta N. Kapur and Dwight Mullen

10/16/2021 - 11:00AM

A CONVERSATION ABOUT RACIAL INEQUALITY AT THE NATION’S OLDEST PUBLIC UNIVERSITY The NC Poor People’s Campaign and the YMI Cultural Center present a conversation with civil rights attorney and UNC law professor Geeta N. Kapur, author of the new book, “To Drink from the Well: The Struggle for Racial Equality at the Nation’s Oldest Public University,” at 11 a.m. Oct. 16 at the YMI Cultural Center, 20-44 Eagle St. Kapur will be in conversation with UNC Asheville Professor Dwight Mullen, who with...

Virtual Writers at Home : Comfort & Topp-Grillot Scholarship Winners

10/17/2021 - 3:00PM

The Writers at Home reading series features work from UNCA’s Great Smokies Writing Program and The Great Smokies Review. September's event is canceled, but Writers at Home will resume in October.  RSVP here to receive the YouTube link for the live event. We will send a reminder email on the day of the event with link required to attend.  Like most of our events, this event is free. If you decide to attend and purchase books recommended during the event, we ask that...

Live Stream: Walter Bennett presents The Last First Kiss in conversation with Georgann Eubanks

10/19/2021 - 6:00PM

This event is a free event, but registration is required.  Click here to register. The link required to attend will be emailed to registrants prior to the event.  If you decide to attend and purchase the authors' books, we ask that you purchase from Malaprop's. When you do this you make it possible for us to continue hosting author events and you keep more dollars in our community. You may also support our work by purchasing a gift card or ...

Live Stream: A SINGLE ROSE: Muriel Barbery, Jesse Ball & Catherine Lacey in conversation

10/20/2021 - 4:00PM

This is a free event hosted by Europa Editions on Zoom. Registration required. Click here to register. Join #OurBrilliantFriends for an international literary event hosted in partnership with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) and Malaprop’s! Muriel Barbery, international best-selling author of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, will be discussing her latest novel, A Single Rose, with Jesse Ball, author of Census and...

Live Stream: A Harp in the Stars: An Anthology of Lyric Essays with Editor Randon Billings Noble and contributors Eric Tran, Sayantani Dasgupta, and Michael Dowdy

10/20/2021 - 6:00PM

Like most of our events, this event is free, but registration is required. Click here to RSVP for this event. Prior to the event the link required to attend will be emailed to registrants. If you decide to attend and purchase the authors' books, we ask that you purchase from Malaprop's. When you do this you make it possible for us to continue hosting author events and you keep more dollars in our community. You may also support our work by purchasing a...

Hybrid Event: Denise Kiernan presents We Gather Together in conversation with Bruce Steele

10/21/2021 - 6:00PM

We're thrilled to welcome back New York Times bestselling author Denise Kiernan, presenting We Gather Together: A Nation Divided, a President in Turmoil and a Historic Campaign to Embrace Gratitude and Grace, on Thursday, October 21st at 6 PM ET. This is a HYBRID event, meaning there is the opportunity to attend BOTH virtually and in person. Please select one of the attendance options to learn more and choose your own adventure/attendance option! ...

Live Stream: Christy Alexander Hallberg presents Searching for Jimmy Page in conversation with Lee Zacharias

10/27/2021 - 6:00PM

This event is a free event, but registration is required.  Click here to register. The link required to attend will be emailed to registrants prior to the event.  If you decide to attend and purchase the authors' books, we ask that you purchase from Malaprop's. When you do this you make it possible for us to continue hosting author events and you keep more dollars in our community. You may also support our work by purchasing a gift card or making...

TICKETED: Jeff Kinney Comes to Asheville with The Big Shot Drive-Thru!

11/02/2021 - 5:30PM

Grab the whole family and Wimpify your car so it’s ready to roll through The Big Shot Drive-Thru! Meet and take a photo with Jeff Kinney, author of the Wimpy Kid series!  This is a drive-through event on Tuesday, November 2nd at the North Carolina Arboretum, located at 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way in Asheville. --> Decorations and signs are highly encouraged. The family with the best-decorated car will win a boxed set of Awesome Friendly books! <-- You...

Live Stream: The World We Need Stories and Lessons from America’s Unsung Environmental Movement

11/03/2021 - 6:00PM

Join us for a discussion between The World We Need editor Audrea Lim, and contributor Nick Mullins.  Like most of our events, this event is free, but registration is required. Click here to RSVP for this event. Prior to the event the link required to attend will be emailed to registrants. If you decide to attend and purchase the authors' books, we ask that you purchase from Malaprop's. When you do this you make it possible for us to continue hosting...

Live Stream Reader Meet Writer: Frankie & Bug with Gayle Forman

11/04/2021 - 7:00PM

We're pleased to be part of the Reader Meet Writer series of online events hosted by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance.  This event is free but registration is required. Click here to RSVP. Prior to the event we will send an email with the link required to complete your registration and attend on Zoom.  It’s the summer of 1987, and all ten-year-old Bug wants to do is go to the beach with her older brother and hang out with the locals on the boardwalk. But...

Live Stream Poetrio: Arhm Choi Wild, David Keplinger, Rick Campbell

11/07/2021 - 3:00PM

Join us for our monthly poetry event featuring three poets. This month, we welcome Arhm Choi Wild, David Keplinger, and Rick Campbell!  Click here to RSVP. On the day of the event, we will send a reminder email with the link required to attend. Like most of our events, this event is free. If you decide to attend and purchase the authors' books, we ask that you purchase from Malaprop's. When you do this you make it possible for us to continue hosting author events and you keep...

Hybrid Event at Congregation Beth Israel: Andrew Lawler presents Under Jerusalem: The Buried History of the World's Most Contested City

11/07/2021 - 7:00PM

Malaprop's is pleased to partner with host Congregation Beth Israel and co-sponsors Asheville Jewish Community Center, Center for Jewish Studies at UNCA, and Congregation Beth Ha Tephila to present this hybrid event. There is an option to attend virtually and a limited number of seats are available to attend in person at Congregation Beth Israel. Registration is required for both in-person and virtual attendance.  Please click here to register for the...

Live Stream: Cherokee Legal History Panel with J. Matthew Martin, Stacy Leeds, and Trey Adcock

11/09/2021 - 6:00PM

Like most of our events, this event is free, but registration is required. Click here to RSVP for this event. Prior to the event the link required to attend will be emailed to registrants. If you decide to attend and purchase the authors' books, we ask that you purchase from Malaprop's. When you do this you make it possible for us to continue hosting author events and you keep more dollars in our community. You may also support our work by purchasing a...

Hybrid Event: UNC Press Presents Michael Graff & Nick Ochsner, authors of The Vote Collectors

11/10/2021 - 6:00PM

This is a hybrid event, meaning there is an option to attend virtually and a limited amount of seats available to attend the event in-store. Registration is required for both in-person and virtual attendance.  Please click here to register for the VIRTUAL event. The link required to attend will be emailed to registrants prior to the event.  Please click here to register for the IN-PERSON event. Note the important event details on the RSVP form. ...

Live Stream Reader Meet Writer: Volunteers: Growing Up in the Forever War with Jerad W. Alexander

11/11/2021 - 7:00PM

We're pleased to be part of the Reader Meet Writer series of online events hosted by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance.  This event is free but registration is required. Click here to RSVP. Prior to the event we will send an email with the link required to complete your registration and attend on Zoom.  To many outsiders, joining the military can be a path out of a difficult life, a chance to acquire vocational training, a college scholarship, a patriotic...

Live Stream: Janisse Ray and Sami Grover in Conversation

11/12/2021 - 6:00PM

Join us for a conversation with Janisse Ray, author of Wild Spectacle and Sami Grover, author of We're All Climate Hypocrites Now. Moderated by Danna Smith, Executive Director and founder of Dogwood Alliance. Like most of our events, this event is free, but registration is required. Click here to RSVP for this event. Prior to the event the link required to attend will be emailed to registrants. If you decide to attend and purchase the authors' books, we ask that...

Live Stream: Sandor Katz presents Fermentation Journeys in conversation with Chris Smith

11/17/2021 - 6:00PM

Like most of our events, this event is free, but registration is required. Click here to RSVP for this event. Prior to the event the link required to attend will be emailed to registrants. If you decide to attend and purchase the authors' books, we ask that you purchase from Malaprop's. When you do this you make it possible for us to continue hosting author events and you keep more dollars in our community. You may also support our work by purchasing a...

Live Stream: Writers at Home

11/21/2021 - 3:00PM

Hosted by Lilly Danzis and/or Elizabeth Lutyens, The Writers at Home reading series features work from UNCA’s Great Smokies Writing Program and The Great Smokies Review. RSVP here to receive the YouTube link for the live event. We will send a reminder email on the day of the event with link required to attend.  Like most of our events, this event is free. If you decide to attend and to purchase books recommended during the event, we ask that you purchase from Malaprop...

Small Business Saturday

11/27/2021 - 10:00AM

We will release more details soon. Stay tuned and come join us!

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