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The German experience settling WNC 1 Reply

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The history of Oakley

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Citizen science author in Asheville April 6

Eco author in Asheville April 6 Citizen science can foster earth-saving policies Journalist Mary Ellen Hannibal, author of Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction, speaks at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 6 in conversation with Mallory McDuff, Warren Wilson…See More
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Appalachian Authors Book Signing and Reading at Historic Carson House

April 8, 2017 from 10am to 3pm
Julia Nunnally Duncan will be a featured author and reader at the Appalachian Authors  Book Signing and Reading to be held at the Historic Carson House on Saturday, April 8 from 10-3. She will debut her new poetry collection A Part of Me. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.See More
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2012 Award Winner for Literature -- Gary Neil Carden

A literature and drama teacher turned storyteller, Gary Neil Carden is an award winning playwright whose tales are informed by mountain life in North Carolin...
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Stories of Asheville's homeless

History of Asheville’s homeless: humanity on trialby Rob NeufeldPHOTO CAPTION: Jim Parton and Kirk Faulkner, two homeless men at A-Hope, where Jim is getting help finding housing and Kirk is making job connections.  Photo, 2017, by Rob Neufeld.“I admire my daddy more than any other human on…See More
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Writers at Home at Malaprops at Malaprops

March 19, 2017 from 3pm to 5pm
A.K. Benninghofen, Lockie Hunter and Beth Keefauver will offer a free reading at the next installment of the Writers at Home series, presented by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP), at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood Street in Asheville. This monthly series of free readings is hosted by GSWP director and novelist Tommy Hays.See More
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Reading by Poet Bianca Spriggs at Three Top Room, Plemmons Student Union, App State University

March 30, 2017 from 7:30pm to 8:45pm
A reading by poet, multi-genre artist, and core member of the Affrilachian Poets Bianca Spriggs in the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State. Spriggs will also present a craft talk from 12:30-1:45 in the Price Lake Room of the Plemmons Student Union. Free admission.For more info, see the press release http://www.news.appstate.edu/2017/03/06/bianca-spriggs/Parking info is at parking.appstate.edu.…See More
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Hester

HESTER      Growing up in Asheville,  N.C. in the 50’s and 60’s seemed, at the time, to be filled with a rhythm of adventure and strange encounters sprinkled with an assortment of particularly interesting and somewhat odd characters. One of those persons who fascinated me as a child was my father’s friend “Hester. “       My dad was about as straight an arrow as anyone could find. He seemed to a preadolescent, somewhat indolent son, frankly boring. Looking back from a perspective of 70 years, I…See More
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African-American musicians in Asheville

African-American musicians flourished in Asheville neighborhoodsby Rob NeufeldPHOTO CAPTION: The Outcasts, the state’s Battle of the Bands winner in 1979, included: (kneeling l to r) Edward Stout, saxophonist; Darriel Jones, drummer; (seated) Patricia McAfee, vocalist; (standing l to r) Marvin Seabrooks, trombonist; Mike…See More
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Blind Man's Bluff

According to the Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore, the game Blind Man's Bluff is as old as the 16th Century. It was a game I never liked playing as a kid. I was always afraid someone would get hurt-namely me! Its one of those games that makes grown-ups yell things like "Somebodys going to…See More
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Bob Plott replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Hunters and Plott hounds
"Thanks for sharing this Rob--and the book plug too. I have never seen this photo before. I have several others from the 1942 article, but this was a new one. The man on the truck looking down is WWII hero Little George Plott--who I profiled in my…"
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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

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…

Started by Rob Neufeld

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…

Started by Mary A. Berger

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…

Started by CHARLES C FLETCHER

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…

Started by Jerry Stubblefield

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…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Jun 19, 2009

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