Keynote Address by Tracy K. Smith – Cancelled

The Keynote Address by TRACY K. SMITH scheduled for Thursday evening at the Ashe Civic Center is CANCELLED due to impending weather and travel related concerns.

We look forward to re-scheduling this event in October and will keep you posted on that date as soon as it is confirmed.

The rest of the events for ON THE SAME PAGE LITERARY FESTIVAL are proceeding on schedule. Please plan on attending as many of those author events as you can.

Our thoughts and prayers are with those in harm’s way of Hurricane Florence.

Thanks for your understanding. Please call the Ashe County Arts Council, 336.846-2787, with questions or concerns.Tracy K. Smith, Poet laureate of the United States Keynote Address


On the Same Page Literary Festival is honored to host author Tracy K Smith, now in her second term as Poet Laureate of the United States. Join us for an evening of storytelling, readings and conversation with the nation’s foremost poet as she encourages us to see poetry as a vital means of expression

Thursday, September 13 7:30pm

Ashe Civic Center- no reservations required

Check out the On the Same Page Festival website for more festival events.



Sep 13 2018


7:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Ashe Civic Center
962 Mt Jefferson Rd, West Jefferson, NC 28694

The Ashe County Arts Council
wishes the North Carolina Arts Council
a Happy 50th Anniversary!