This year Warren Wilson College started a new tradition — Lavender Graduation. This special event honored lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students, acknowledged their achievements and contributions to the College, and celebrated queer joy and queer excellence.
Dr. Mariah Parker will give the keynote address at Warren Wilson College’s Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13. Parker (they/them) is a community organizer with the Union of Southern Service Workers, a rapper (under the stage name Linqua Franqa), a linguistics scholar, and a 2013 alum of Warren Wilson College.
Tommye Blount, a 2013 graduate of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, has been selected as a 2023 Whiting Award winner. The foundation gives $50,000 each to 10 exceptional emerging writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama. Blount was recognized for his poetry collection, “Fantasia for the Man in Blue,” which “plunges […]
Warren Wilson Theatre presents Nicky Silver’s "Pterodactyls," a caustically funny exploration of denial and family relationships, at Kittredge Theatre on the Warren WilsonCollege campus on March 31, April 1, and April 2 at 7:30pm
J. Chong is a queer, first-generation Cantonese-Canadian chef who grew up in Toronto and now lives in Asheville, NC. Among her many achievements, she is well-known for being a finalist on The Big Brunch.