Chris Cox, will read from and sign his essay collection on Friday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at City Lights Bookstore. “The Way We Say Goodbye” is sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes wistful, but always beautifully written.
Cox is a columnist for the Smoky Mountain News, and the author of another book, “Waking Up in a Cornfield.”
His columns have won numerous awards on the state and national level and have been reprinted in magazines such as The Reader's Digest and Smoky Mountain Living.
He teaches English at Southwestern Community College in Sylva.
To reserve copies of his books, call City Lights Bookstore at (828)586-9499.