All workshops are by donation. Just show up. This is in keeping with Wordfest’s economic equity policy. Please support as you can on the tickets page. Thank you.

Rooftop Poets is cancelled due to construction.

Friday April 12

5:30-6:45 Community Screening of Nanette, Lenoir-Rhyne Asheville at 36 Montford Ave Boardroom

7:00 Storyt



Maintaining a commitment to multicultural programming, the 11th Asheville Wordfest invites audiences and participants to venture deeply into spaces of tension and complexity in search of possibility with readings and workshops featuring poets, authors, artists, storytellers, and community facilitators.


The schedule is in the works.