Mark Powell Reading and Book Signing

Mark Powell will visit City Lights Bookstore on Friday, August  11th at 6:30 p.m. to present his new novel, Small Treasons. With writing that is both devastating and tender, Mark Powell brings his acclaimed eye to an American marriage on the verge of rupture, spinning an all-too-current tale of the world we live in and the world we fear--and how we may not be able to tell the two apart. Ron Rash said of Small Treasons, “A beautifully written, disturbing portrait of Americans searching for meaning in a violent, fragmented world. What a marvelous novel.”


Powell is the author of four previous novels. In 2009 he won the Chaffin Award for contributions to Appalachian literature. He lives in the mountains of North Carolina where he teaches at Appalachian State.

Event date: 
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
3 East Jackson Street
Sylva, NC 28779
Small Treasons Cover Image
ISBN: 9781507203385
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: Gallery Books - June 6th, 2017

The Sheltering (Story River Books) Cover Image
By Mark Powell, Pat Conroy (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781611174342
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of South Carolina Press - August 12th, 2014

The Dark Corner Cover Image
ISBN: 9781572339187
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Univ Tennessee Press - December 15th, 2012

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