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Author Vicki Lane to speak in Jackson

Novelist Vicki Lane will hold a book talk with a question and answer session at 7 p.m. June 26 at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva.

Lane of Madison County is the author of “The Day of Small Things” and the Elizabeth Goodweather Appalachian mysteries, which include “Signs in the Blood,” “Art’s Blood,” “Old Wounds,” “In a Dark Season,” and “Under the Skin.”

She pulls inspiration from rural Western North Carolina where her family has lived since 1975. She teaches in UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program and at the Wildacres Writer’s Workshop.

Lane will speak on the experience of portraying our beautiful mountains, their history, and their various cultures. She will read brief excerpts from her books to illustrate her points and answer questions. 828.586.2016, or