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Valerie Nieman posted a blog post

Mountain Words, Mountain Music

Appalachian poet, musician, and raconteur Kirk Judd has a new book and CD package out, "My People Was Music." I thought I'd share part of a Goodreads review I did of the book - I think members of The Read would enjoy this.There is no gussying-up here. This is the plain hard rock undergirding Appalachia. This is the sound of water rushing, the clawhammer banjo sound, the crack of a wedge as it splits that cross-grained stump of oak. Kirk Judd has been making poems for a long time, but like a…See More
Friday
Valerie Nieman posted an event
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Valerie Nieman at City Lights at City Lights Books

July 16, 2015 from 10:30am to 12pm
Coffee With the Poet - Valerie Nieman will read from and discuss her new poetry collection, "Hotel Worthy," poems of love, loss, and survival. See More
Friday
Gary Carter posted a blog post

New Story Published by Deep South Magazine: "Nothing But A House"

It's always an honor to have a new story selected and published, this time by Deep South Magazine -- which I recommend for its coverage of all things Southern and, in particular, its attention to Southern literary voices.Read the story here: "Nothing But A House" by Gary CarterComments are always welcome. Deep South Magazine actually has a unique comment section following each story.See More
Thursday
MARYROSE McWHIRTER updated their profile
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Rob Neufeld posted discussions
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Rob Neufeld posted discussions
Mar 24
City Lights Bookstore posted events
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City Lights Bookstore posted events
Mar 18
Rob Neufeld posted a discussion

Monday's Lie by Jamie Mason

Asheville thriller writer Mason broods with the bestby Rob Neufeld             “Everything you need for measuring a person,” Dee Vess, the heroine and narrator of Jamie Mason’s novel, “Monday’s Lie,” reflects, “can be found in the nature of what he chooses to hide from everyone else.”            It’s a sign of how…See More
Mar 18
Lockie Hunter posted an event
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West End Poetry and Prose Reading Series March Reading at West End Bakery

March 14, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
We are back for a new Spring session of our Poetry and Prose Reading Series! We hope you are able to join us again Saturday, March 14th, 7pm at the West End Bakery for a wonderful Free family-friendly evening of prose, poetry and storytelling from a group of fabulous local writers.This month we will be featuring: Tommy HaysCaroline Wilson Dalton Dayand Leah ShapiroHosted by Lockie Hunter and our friends at the West End Bakery Cathy Cleary and Krista Stearns.See More
Mar 11
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Mar 11
Sue Diehl posted an event
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William Forstchen discussing his Pillar to the Sky at Bell Library at Montreat College

March 24, 2015 from 3pm to 6pm
Dr. William Forstchen will be the guest author at the Montreat Community Book Club on March 24, 2015 at Bell Library, Montreat College at 3:00.  He will be discussing his novel Pillar to Sky Public is invited.See More
Mar 10
Rob Neufeld posted a discussion

Asheville Poetry Review 20th Anniversary Anthology--and event

Asheville Poetry Review produces 20-year anthologyby Rob Neufeld             The two most remarkable things about the Asheville Poetry Review have been its diversity and quality.  Yes, Asheville, you’ve got a poetry journal of special note here.            Now, 20 years after its locally born…See More
Mar 8
City Lights Bookstore posted an event
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Carolina McMullen Reading & Signing at City Lights Bookstore

March 14, 2015 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Carolina McMullen will read from her new novel Vicenta de Paul on Saturday, March 14th at 3:00 p.m. at City Lights Bookstore. As the first novel of her Not Here to Stay series, Vicenta de Paul tells of a baby who is abandoned by her young mother at an orphanage in Rota, Spain in 1914.  She is later adopted by a wealthy couple and raised in the peaceful coastal area of Rota, away from the busy city. Everything seems fine until her mother begins to suffer from depression.  Vicenta pulls through…See More
Mar 7
Patti Jensen posted an event

Murders, Moonshine & Mountaineers Book Discussion & Signing at The Market on Oak

March 21, 2015 from 11am to 12pm
The Market on Oak in Spruce Pine will host Allen Cook, author of Murders, Moonshine & Mountaineers: The Wildest County in America on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11A.M.Moonshine, Murder & Mountaineers recounts a time around the turn of the 19th century when moonshiners and desperadoes faced off against the law in epic battles that made national headlines. The book focuses on events from an area in western North Carolina that held the reputation as the wildest county in America (book has…See More
Mar 5

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  • Sound-and-Sense Seekers

    5 members Latest Activity: Jul 26, 2011 This is for poets--in an expanded sense--those of us who seek an ultimate language that includes music, enables many imaginative associations, and…

  • Promoting Writers

    39 members Latest Activity: Jan 12 We are in the glad business of promoting books and writers, and can benefit from sharing ways to do that--for the field is open to doing a lot more,…

  • The Imaginative Storm

    4 members Latest Activity: Jan 7, 2011 In his poem "Lonesome Pine Special," Charles Wright asks the following question: "What is it inside the imagination that keep surprising us?" Now…

  • Creative Activism

    2 members Latest Activity: Mar 10, 2009 Effectively advancing social causes requires creative thinking; and we can share ideas here.

  • Creative Publishing

    13 members Latest Activity: Jan 14, 2014 The publishing world is changing radically; and we'll share ideas and information about creative options.

  • Heritage keepers

    5 members Latest Activity: Oct 21, 2011 Making the connection with the public is what we heritage curators discuss. One focus is the mass media.

  • Authors and Audiences

    7 members Latest Activity: Apr 24, 2009 This is an easy medium of discussion for people involved in "Authors and Audiences," the program involving authors, live book discussions in talk…

  • Book Discussers

    5 members Latest Activity: Apr 12, 2009 You can talk with people who have the read the same book as you have. Each book will be a separate discussion within this group.

  • Genealogists

    23 members Latest Activity: Jan 16, 2014 We talk about what we're doing and how we might engage more people in family history.

  • Folklorists

    15 members Latest Activity: Sep 6, 2009 People working together on collection.

  • Italian American Writers

    3 members Latest Activity: Oct 24, 2009 Are you an Italian American writer or scholar? Want to blog about your favorite Italian American writer? Or want to post an event?

  • Book Discussion X

    1 member Latest Activity: May 30, 2011 We connect to discussion at the Battery Park Book Exchange.

  • Jane's Stories Press Foundation

    1 member Latest Activity: Jul 13, 2009 A non-profit organization dedicated to serving women writers with online critique circles for poetry, fiction, non-fiction; online salons contests,…

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