Short Story Discussion with Dan and Ana Clare

Event Description

Join us in a discussion of “For Professional Appearance,” a satire about the English 47 playwriting class at Harvard. It first appeared in Modern Monthly, January 1935.

We meet in downtown Asheville at the Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site’s visitor center. local educators lead the discussion of a pre-selected short story written by Thomas Wolfe. Just read the selected short story and be prepared for an informative and provocative conversation. Our text, from which all story selections are made, is The Complete Short Stories of Thomas Wolfe, edited by Francis E. Skipp with a Foreword by James Dickey (New York: Scribner’s, 1987).

Photo: Professor George Pierce Baker