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Support the written and spoken word by becoming a patron . . .


Celebrating twenty-five years of outstanding literary programming, the Visiting Writers Series at Lenoir-Rhyne University would not be possible without the generosity of our patrons and sponsors. Your support will help keep VWS events free and open to the public. Please note that gifts to VWS are also gifts to The Fund for Lenoir-Rhyne and will qualify you for membership in one of the following donor recognition societies:

Gift Clubs:

  • Loyalty Club: up to $5-$99 
  • Century Club: $100-$249 
  • Highland Club: $250-$499
  • Quad Club: $500-$999 
  • Associates Council: $1,000-$1,499 
  • Tower Council: $1,500-$2,499
  • Hacawa Council: $2,500-$4,999
  • Fair Stars Council: $5,000-$9,999
  • Old Main Council: $10,000 and above

Click here to make your gift: http://ww2.lr.edu/gifts/fund.asp



Visiting Writers Series

2014-2015 Season:
George Saunders
Joshua Bennett
Rebecca Skloot
Colum McCann
Jesmyn Ward
Katherine Howe
Nadia Bolz-Weber
Paul Muldoon
Joyce Hostetter

Everything you need to apply for admission is right here.