Charles Dodd White Drive-Up Book Signing

 Help us celebrate the release of Charles Dodd White’s new novel, How Fire Runs, by driving up and saying hello on Saturday, October 17th, starting a 3 p.m. We’ll have Charles set up outside the store signing books. To get books signed be sure to social distance and have a mask or face shield on. 

How Fire Runs is set in rural Appalachia and told through the voices of three different present-day narrators. This harrowing novel about white supremacists attempting to take over a small town focuses an unflinching eye on America's ongoing, fraught relationship with racial and political injustice. David Joy, author When These Mountains Burn, said of White’s writing, "Line for line, White is one of the most talented writers at work in the American South."


Charles Dodd White is the author of the novel In the House of Wilderness, also from Swallow Press. He has received the Appalachian Book of the Year Award and the Chaffin Award for his fiction. He lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he teaches English at Pellissippi State Community College.

Event date: 
Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 3:00pm
Event address: 
3 East Jackson Street
Sylva, NC 28779
How Fire Runs: A Novel Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780804012287
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Swallow Press - October 13th, 2020

In the House of Wilderness: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780804012102
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Swallow Press - September 10th, 2018

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