Far From The Centers of Ambition
is the second outstanding publication on the diverse history of the Visiting Writers Series. More ┬╗

What Writers Do
This recently released book celebrates 20 years of The Visiting Writers Series.  More┬╗

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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

2013-2014 Season:
Jon Meacham
Martin Marty
James Dodson
Junot Diaz
A.S. Byatt
Lou Berney
Belle Boggs
Isabel Wilkerson
Joseph Bathanti
Sherman Alexie
Mary Pope Osborne

Everything you need to apply for admission is right here.