Wayne Caldwell wins Wolfe award

The WNC Historical Association and the Thomas Wolfe Memorial will host Western North Carolina author Wayne Caldwell from 2-4 p.m. on March 6.

The winner of the 2010 Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award, Wayne Caldwell, will appear in tandem with Stephen Woody, whose grandfather served as a model for Silas Wright, a main character in Caldwell’s recent novel, Requiem by Fire.

Caldwell’s novels are set in Cataloochee Valley, a community in the Smoky Mountains that residents were forced to abandon after the creation of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

For further information contact the WNC Historical Association, at 828.253.9231 or The Thomas Wolfe Memorial at 828.253.8304.

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