Female Authors Writing America Between World Wars

This grant supports 5 lectures and 3 documentary films to be presented in the fall of 2017 to introduce Ashevillians to the lives and work of prominent, but overlooked, female writers of the 1920s and 1930s: Ellen Glasgow, Julia Peterkin, Oliver Tilford Dargan, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, and Zora Neale Hurston.