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Aim for Beauty

In honor of my blog Plant Whatever Brings You Joy's 10th Blogiversary I've posted a chapter from my book Plant Whatever Brings You Joy: Blessed Wisdom from the Garden. This particular chapter was also excerpted in Fairview's GreenPrints magazine, which was greatly appreciated. Read more here: http://plantwhateverbringsyoujoy.com/aim-for-beauty/…See More
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McCrumb ghost-opened world in The Unquiet Grave

McCrumb sees stories behind haunting ghost by Rob NeufeldPHOTO: Sharyn McCrumb and her dog Arthur, 2017.  Photo by Laura Palmer, courtesy, Sharyn McCrumb In “The Unquiet Grave,” Sharyn McCrumb once again demonstrates her mastery at turning a folktale into something larger, different, and greater.The legend of the…See More
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James Vestus Miller

­HISTORIC PHOTO James Vester Miller James Vester Miller had been a boy when his mother, a Rutherfordton slave, had responded to Emancipation by taking her three children to Asheville and getting a job as a cook in a boardinghouse—some say Julia Wolfe’s boardinghouse, Old Kentucky Home.  Growing up, Miller hung…See More
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Dave Minneman, heroic portrait

Dave Minneman and a sense of justiceby Rob NeufeldPHOTO CAPTION: Dave Minneman doing research at Pack Memorial Library.  Photo by author.            “One of the biggest things I did as a kid, in order to escape my father,” Asheville resident Dave Minneman says of his 1960s and 70s rural Indiana childhood, “was…See More
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Dellinger's Mill, Hawk, Mitchell County

Meet the 4th generation miller of a historic millby Rob NeufeldPHOTO CAPTION: Triptych of Dellinger Mill and Jack Dellinger in his mill, showing the hopper, the 1859 waterwheel, bags of cornmeal, and the National Historic Place plaque.  Photos and composition by Henry Neufeld.            I had written about…See More
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FullSizeRender Lexie in the pillows

This is my little Lexie, a chihuahua mix who is tiny but so sweet. Here she is trying to sleep under my pillows. She is a burrower. Makes a great watch dog because she has a fierce bark.
Aug 10
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Tribute to Kathryn Stripling Byer at Jackson County Public Library, Sylva, NC

October 1, 2017 from 2pm to 4pm
On October 1, Sunday afternoon, 2 PM, at Jackson County  Library in the Community Room, NCWN and NCWN-West will honor the late Poet Laureate, Kathryn S. Byer . Everyone is invited to come. We will share her poetry and talk about her achievements and her legacy for writers and poets in NC. If Kay touched your life in some way, come and pay tribute to her. We all miss her and this is a way to share our mourning for losing her and show our appreciation for what she did for us. See More
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WRITERS CIRCLE IN SPRING

"On Saturday, September 9, 10:30 a.m., Richard Kraweic will teach a class at Writers Circle. He will teach how to organize a poetry book for publication. I know I need to learn that lesson. How about you?"
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WRITERS CIRCLE IN SPRING

"We have a memoir class going on now until the first Wednesday in September. Wish you could join us in a class at Writers Circle around the Table."
Aug 10
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East Asheville history and sites

A meaningful tour of East Asheville PHOTO CAPTION: View of Beverly Hills suburb, from a painting by Gibson Catlett that had once hung at subdivision offices.  Courtesy Special Collection, Ramsey Library, UNC Asheville.            I was walking in the Beverly Hills neighborhood the other day and noticed a few…See More
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Interview with Gail Godwin about Grief Cottage

Gail Godwin’s latest crosses a mental boundary by Rob Neufeld Asheville author Gail Godwin, now a Woodstock, NY resident, comes back home here Wed., June 14 to present her new novel, “Grief Cottage” at Malaprop’s Bookstore, 7 p.m. “Grief Cottage” is the story of an orphaned, sensitive, troubled boy, named…See More
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Julia Nunnally Duncan Poetrio reading at Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe

August 6, 2017 from 3pm to 4pm
Julia Nunnally Duncan will be a featured Poetrio poet at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café on Sunday, August 6, at 3 p.m. Julia will be reading from her new book A Part of Me. Fred Chappell says of A Part of Me: "Duncan's every reader will be reminded of some person, place, or time important to recall in a quiet hour."See More
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Six Notable Women of NC book launch Saturday, March 28

Jennifer Pharr Davis and Kathryn Stripling Byer at Prather's Book launch The official launch of Jack J. Prather's second book of biographi…

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Book discussions in WNC, October 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, OCTOBER 2014 Wednesday, October 1 AUTISM BOOK CLUB: The Autism Book Club discusses “Mozart and the Whale” by…

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0 Oct 8, 2014

Book discussions in WNC, September 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, SEPTEMBER 2014 Monday, September 1 BRIDGING DIFFERENCES: The Bridging Differences Bookclub, hosted by Patti D…

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Writers on the Rock--10 WNC writers at Chimey Rock Sept 7

Stellar mountain writers meet you on the rock By Rob Neufeld “We’ve invited authors who have made their mark in the literary world, using…

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0 Aug 31, 2014

Book discussions in WNC, August 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, AUGUST 2014 Friday, August 1 BOOK CLUB: The Best? Books book club holds a book discussion at the College Walk…

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0 Aug 3, 2014

Book discussions in WNC, July 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, JULY 2014 Tuesday, July 1 WILD BOOK CLUB: The WILD Book Club discusses “The Interestings” by Meg Wolitzer at…

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0 Jun 28, 2014

Book discussions in WNC, June 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, JUNE 2014 Sunday, June 1 ROYAL BOOK CLUB: The ROYAL Book Club meets to discuss “Before I Fall” by Lauren Oliv…

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0 Jun 6, 2014

Blue Ridge Bookfest

BLUE RIDGE BOOKFEST A feast of book entertainment and opportunities--over 40 authors The Blue Ridge Bookfest begins on Friday afternoon, A…

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0 Apr 21, 2014

Book discussions in WNC, May 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, MAY 2014 (more to be added soon) Thursday, May 1 LET’S TALK ABOUT IT: Sharon Price leads a book discussion o…

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Book discussions in WNC, March 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, MARCH 2014 Saturday, March 1   Sunday, March 2 ROYAL BOOK CLUB: The ROYAL Book Club meets to discuss “Wonder”…

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