Tommy Hays, author


Paperback Launch of What I Came to Tell You:
Discussion with renowned children’s librarian Pat Scales

Malaprops Bookstore and Café
55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Sunday, October 12, 3:00pm
For more information call Malaprops Bookstore at 828-254-6734

Carolina Day School
1345 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28801
Monday, October 20, 10:00–11:30
Speaking to eighth grade classes
For more information contact Donna Tarleton at

Spellbound Children’s Bookshop
50 North Merrimon Avenue #107
Shops at Reynolds Village
Asheville, NC 28804
Friday, October 24, 5:30pm
A writing workshop for middle grade students
For more information contact Leslie at 828-708-7570

Asheville Middle School
197 S French Broad Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Friday, November 7, 10:25am
Speaking to seventh grade students
For more information contact Media Coordinator Jodie Mercier at

Presentation for Jackson County Middle School Students with Alan Gratz
Smoky Mountain High School

100 Smoky Mountain Dr,
Sylva, NC 28779
Thursday, November 13, 9:30am-12 noon
SMHS Auditorium
For more information contact Media Coordinator Jackie Methven at

The West End Reading Series
West End Bakery
757 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Saturday, March 14, 7:00pm
For more information contact Megan L. Worrell-Lupton at

The North Carolina Reading Conference 2015
The Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh, NC
Tuesday, March 17, Presentation 9:30am and Panel 1:00–2:30pm
For more information go to

Waynesville Middle School
495 Brown Avenue
Waynesville, NC 28786
Friday, March 20, noon
For more information contact Karen Kreitzburg at

Blue Ridge Bookfest 2015
Blue Ridge Community College
180 West Campus Dr
Technology Education & Development Center
(TEDC Building)
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Saturday, April 25, 11:00–11:45
For more information go to

Writers on the Rock
Chimney Rock State Park
Chimney Rock, NC
Sunday, June 28, 1:00–4:00pm
For more information contact Shannon Tucker at

Wildacres Writing Retreat
65 Wildacres Road
P.O. Box 280
Little Switzerland, NC 28749
July 4–July 11
For more information contact Judi Hill at
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