Marion poet cradles the individuals in her lifeby Rob NeufeldReview of: Barefoot in the Snow by Julia Nunnally Duncan (World Audience trade paper, Apr. 2013, 67 pages) “The Loving Child” might be an alternate title for Julia Nunnally Duncan’s new book of poems, “Barefoot in the Snow.” Her title poem…See More
Asheville BookWorks Inaugurates Broadside & Reading Series: Vandercooked Poetry Nights Asheville BookWorks, a community resource for print and book arts, introduces Vandercooked Poetry Nights, a reading series that offers the public the opportunity to print letterpress broadsides at the series events. The first Vandercooked Poetry Night is Saturday, June 1, 2013. Printing begins at 7:00 p.m. The reading begins at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Asheville BookWorks will…See More
Brittain Cove, located off Exit 17 of 19/23 in Buncombe County, is a remarkable place. The grave of the original settler, William Brittain, survives on property overlooking farmland and Whitted Knob. The diverse community of natives and newcomers have banded together to deny a developer affordable access to a beautiful mountaintop--fearing many threats, including a depleted water table and a radically changed way of life.
Read the story in the attachment below. It tells of the community's history, the current states of mind, and one farmer's struggle to avoid being taxed off his land.