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7th Annual Blue Ridge Bookfest at Blue Ridge Community College

April 24, 2015 at 1pm to April 25, 2015 at 3pm
Authors interested in being considered for the April 24, 25 2015 event at BRCC should visit www.blueridgebookfest.org soon. Click on the author tab on the home page. Complete the application and submit it by e-mail shown there. While there please sign up for our emailed newsletter.This year we will offer free workshops on Friday afternoon for authors and writer panels ( first time) on Saturday. See More
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Juniper Bends 5th Anniversary Reading! at Downtown Books & News

November 7, 2014 from 7pm to 10pm
Come join us on Friday, November 7th at 7PM at Downtown Books and News for our FIFTH Anniversary Reading! The Juniper Bends Reading Series you know and love has been going strong by glittering, flowing, transforming, manifesting and supporting the Asheville writing community and the community of beloved listeners and readers for half a decade and we want you to come celebrate with us.Twelve local writers will be reading, covering a variety of genres and styles. All those who attend will be…See More
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Model A's ( Poem )

Model A’s ( Poem ) Vintage cars that are so old Classic beauties with stories told Some with Rumble seats in tow Owners of these want to show Antiques from l...
Oct 23
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Seven new books, Oct. 2014, leading with McCrumb's latest

Sharyn McCrumb’s new book tour; and other productionsby Rob Neufeld Nora Bonesteel’s Christmas Past by Sharyn McCrumb (Abingdon Press hardcover, Oct. 7, 2014, 160 pages, $18.99)            I didn’t receive a review copy, but I can say McCrumb is always a delight and a deliverance.  McCrumb’s new holiday…See More
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Black Mountain Authors Get Hungry at Monte Visa Hotel

October 16, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
The Third Thursday reading this month will feature stories and poems about food. As you might imagine, a whole hungry cadre of writers stepped up to the plate to read. The feast will take place at the Monte Vista Hotel this Thursday, which also just happens to be Fried Chicken day at the Hotel. Yum! Here’s what’s on the menu: Jeff Hutchins moved to Black Mountain in 2008. In his prior life, Jeff helped develop the technology of closed captioning, which is used to make television programming…See More
Oct 15
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Cherokee pottery survey Oct 17

Cherokee Museum Presents Cherokee Pottery on International Archaeology Dayfrom press release            The Museum of the Cherokee Indian will present “Cherokee Pottery: Three Thousand Years of Cherokee Science and Art” on Friday October 17 at 2 pm.  This talk is part of International Archaeology Day, sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America.  It is open to the public free of charge, and is suitable for all ages.             “We are glad to be participating in International…See More
Oct 14
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Conversation with George Ella Lyon

Getting deep with east Kentucky author George Ella Lyonby Rob Neufeld             George Ella Lyon is a prolific writer of poetry, fiction, and plays for all ages; and has emerged from her east Kentucky upbringing with many things to tell the world about Appalachian virtues, including neighborliness, woodland spirit,…See More
Oct 14
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A Look at Climate Change and Mass Extinction at City Lights Bookstore

October 17, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Charles Dayton and Sara Evans will visit City Lights Bookstore on Friday, October 17th at 6:30 p.m. for a discussion on climate change and mass extinction. Evans will review The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert, a book about the increase in mass extinctions and the impending ecological collapse caused by man’s disharmony with the natural world. Dayton will speak and present slides about the impact of climate change on the ocean’s ecology, which is also discussed in The Sixth…See More
Oct 11
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Book discussions in WNC, October 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, OCTOBER 2014Wednesday, October 1AUTISM BOOK CLUB: The Autism Book Club discusses “Mozart and the Whale” by Jerry and Mary Newport at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 1 p.m. Call 254-6734.MALAPROP’S BOOKCLUB: The Malaprop’s Bookclub, hosted by Jay Jacoby, discusses “Winesburg,…See More
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James D. Loy posted a blog post

"Loy's Loonies," a new series of zany books

Hi folks:     I am pleased to announce the publication of the second book in my series "Loy's Loonies."  This one is entitled Uncle Moe and the Martha's Vineyard Frackers and here's the cover blurb.     Moe Thibault is a lovable octogenarian who sometimes thinks he’s Jacques Clouseau and who’s convinced he once had an identical twin. While living out his widower’s retirement in upstate New York, Moe is sent an obituary from Martha’s Vineyard with a photo of his apparent Doppelganger, a man…See More
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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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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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Sharyn McCrumb’s new book tour; and other productions by Rob Neufeld   Nora Bonesteel’s Christmas Past by Sharyn McCrumb (Abingdon Press ha…

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All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid by Matt Bai

Gary Hart story retold—a media wake-up call by Rob Neufeld               It has taken 27 years for the epic take-down of leading presidenti…

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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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