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Harnees Racing ( Poem )

Harness Racing ( Poem )Horses pull a two wheeled cart If it breaks you will departPlace a bet before it starts Good wager wins if played smartRiders ready at the gate Fans no longer have to waitAthlete sport with high speed Is a skill you surely needAt times a horse can fall down Sad to see that come aroundLast turn has crowd in a roar We wait to hear close end scoreIf your looking to explore My playlist has so much more…See More
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Julia Nunnally Duncan at The MACA building

October 11, 2014 from 9:30am to 1pm
Julia Nunnally Duncan will be a featured author at the McDowell Arts Council Association (MACA) booth at the Mountain Glory Festival in downtown Marion on Saturday, October 11. Julia will sign her books from 9:30-1 p.m. The MACA booth is located outside the MACA building at 50 South Main Street, Marion.See More
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West End Poetry and Prose Reading series at West End Bakery

September 13, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Join us at West End Bakery for our 1st FREE Fall reading of 2014. This will be a marvelous family-friendly evening of prose, poetry, and storytelling featuring your favorite local Asheville writers. The lineup includes:  Tom Chalmers  Caleb Beissert  Beth Keefauver  Kim Winter…See More
Sep 13
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The Story of Land and Sea by Katy Simpson Smith

Wounded hearts, changed minds in 18th century Beaufortby Rob Neufeldpublished in the Asheville Citizen-Times, Sept. 14, 2014             As a symbol of hope—or hopelessness—or accommodation (it depends on the story line), there’s nothing like the intelligent woman marooned on a patriarchal, slave-owning Southern…See More
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Sharyn McCrumb's Novel "Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past" at Belk Library, Appalachian State University, Boone NC

October 6, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
 Scripture cake, book signings, and the real Nora Bonesteel herself. On Oct. 6, ASU in Boone is hosting the book launch for "Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past" (Abingdon, Oct., 2014) with a program of storytelling, featuring author Sharyn McCrumb and storyteller Charlotte Ross, the inspiration for the character of Nora.See More
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What will make you go to a history museum?

What attracts you to history museums?I've posted three history exhibits that are currently up in the area--one on the hillbilly stereotype; one of photographs of child labor; and one on African-American education in the area (see news)--and it made me wonder:What would make you go see an exhibit in a history museum?This information would be of GREAT HELP to curators.Here…See More
Sep 9
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Weekly Story Time at Spellbound Children's Bookshop

September 13, 2014 from 11am to 11:30am
Free weekly story time for ages 3 to 7 (or thereabouts) every Saturday morning 11-11:30amSee More
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Jenny Bennett Returns with a New Novel at City Lights Bookstore

September 5, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Sylva author, Jenny Bennett, returns to City Lights Bookstore on Friday, September 5th at 6:30 p.m. with her second book, The Twelve Streams of LeConte. The main character of the book lives in Sylva and there are scenes set in downtown, the library and even City Lights Bookstore. Anne Woodrow is on honeymoon in Scotland when fate gives her a slap in the face: right then and there, her new husband falls in love with another woman. Injured and grieving, she returns home alone and conceives of a…See More
Aug 27
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Farming, Friends and Fried Bologna Sandwiches at Available at all bookstores

September 1, 2014 all day
Mercer University is pleased to announce the release of Farming, Friends and Fried Bologna Sandwiches, by North Carolina's own Renea Winchester. This is the second in the Farmer Billy series and Winchester's third book. See More
Aug 26

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"Flora" by Gail Godwin; author at Malaprop's May 19

Gail Godwin comes to Asheville with new masterwork, “Flora” by Rob Neufeld               In her 14th novel, “Flora,” Gail Godwin reveals th…

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Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Novelist Barbara Kingsolver changes climate with new novel Author comes to Asheville Nov. 28 by Rob Neufeld               “Where is she tak…

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Lions of the West by Robert Morgan

Stories and insights teem in Morgan’s new history by Rob Neufeld               Robert Morgan’s new book, “Lions of the West” is a compellin…

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The Story of Land and Sea by Katy Simpson Smith

Wounded hearts, changed minds in 18th century Beaufort by Rob Neufeld published in the Asheville Citizen-Times, Sept. 14, 2014             …

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Riviere-Seel, Carolina Mountains Literary Festival, and 27 other notables

Carolina Mountains Lit Fest, Sept. 5-6 Riviere'-Seel's great book is one feature by Rob Neufeld               You hadn’t thought yoga worke…

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Familiars: Poems (about cats) by Fred Chappell

Chappell a “dolefully peculiar man,” says cat review by Rob Neufeld               You know the musical, “Cats,” based on T.S. Eliot’s poems…

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The Elvis Tooth by Jerald Pope

Local shop is time portal in Pope novel  review by Rob Neufeld               Theatre producer and children’s author Jerry Pope of Swannanoa…

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The Bird Dreamer by Michael Francis Reagan

War vet creates psalm of wilderness by Rob Neufeld See review of Michael Reagan's art show in D.C.               The “noble savage” came in…

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A Shelter of Others by Charles Dodd White

Mountain writer expresses a cry for country by Rob Neufeld               There’s a scene in Charles Dodd White’s new novel, “A Shelter of O…

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Life among the poorest is eye-opener by Rob Neufeld               Enlightened and sobered by Katherine Boo’s account of political amorality…

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6 New Books by WNC Authors

New books speak of Bearwallow, Vietnam, and faith by Rob Neufeld               The following reviews of new books by authors of this region…

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The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls

Jeannette Walls gets silver star for novel by Rob Neufeld               “I was a reporter for so long,” says Jeannette Walls, author of the…

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Between Wrecks by George Singleton

Singleton’s back with his anti-classic take by Rob Neufeld               Have you ever met someone who acted like a fool, and then you trea…

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