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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
Sep 10
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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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Western North Carolina Books (27)

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The Will Harris Murders by Bob Terrell

The Will Harris Murders: November 13, 1906, A Night In Which Asheville Was A Tougher Town Than Tombstone And Dodge City Rolled Into One "

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The Will Harris Murders by Bob Terrell

The Will Harris Murders: November 13, 1906, A Night In Which Asheville Was A Tougher Town Than Tombstone And Dodge City Rolled Into One "

Started by Sallie

0 Dec 2, 2011

Survey of WNC Literature, 2011 holiday perspective

Heritage angels sing: A review of WNC literature for the holidays by Rob Neufeld   Part One               Cherokee voices continue to resou…

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0 Nov 18, 2011

New author's book, "The Trouble with Mattie", a women's comedy/drama

My name is Mary A. Berger and I'm a new author from Hendersonville.  My women's humor/drama novel, "The Trouble with Mattie", will give you…

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0 Nov 13, 2010

" Thee Sheriff"--- "Little Sam Mountain"---"The Panther On Cold Mountain"---"Out West And Back" The order of the books published by me.

  MY 4TH BOOK ABOUT LIFE IN THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA WILL BE AVAIBLE IN THE FALL OF 2010. "THE SHERIFF"  IS THE LATIEST BOOK…

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0 Jun 17, 2010

Mountain Nature by Jennifer Frick-Ruppert

Mountain Nature: A Seasonal Natural History of the Southern Appalachians by Jennifer Frick-Ruppert (UNC Press, 256 pages, 50 color and 41 b…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Mar 31, 2010

DVDs about WNC

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA BOOKS(Please feel free to make suggestions)Written by Rob Neufeld, February 2007, Revised Sept. 2007(Go back to star…

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0 Jan 28, 2010

The Soul Tree: Poems and Photographs of the Southern Appalachians

The Soul Tree: Poems and Photographs of the Southern Appalachians, poems by Laura Hope-Gill; photographs by John Fletcher (Asheville: Grat…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Oct 4, 2009

Interview with Jerry Stubblefield

Geneve Bacon of The Flatiron Writers has published an interview with Jerry Stubblefield, author of the novel Homunculus, on the Flatiron Wr…

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1 Aug 20, 2009
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Beauty by Mindi Meltz

Beauty: A Novel by Mindi Meltz (Hidden Door Press trade paper, 2009, 215 pages, $14) Mindi Meltz, a Hendersonville author, has published he…

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0 Jun 19, 2009

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