Affiliated Networks


Forum

East Asheville history and sites

Started by Rob Neufeld in Local History Feb 27.

The German experience settling WNC 1 Reply

Started by Rob Neufeld in Local History. Last reply by Scott Dockery Feb 16.

Badge

Loading…

Latest Activity

City Lights Bookstore posted events
Saturday
Glenda Council Beall posted a photo

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
Glenda Council Beall posted an event

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
Aug 10
Glenda Council Beall commented on Glenda Council Beall's photo
Thumbnail

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?"
Aug 10
Glenda Council Beall commented on Glenda Council Beall's photo
Thumbnail

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
Rob Neufeld's discussion was featured

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
Aug 3
Rob Neufeld posted a discussion

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
Aug 3
Julia Nunnally Duncan posted an event

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
Jul 28
Nancy Werking Poling posted an event

Nancy Werking Poling at Pack Library, downtown Asheville

August 9, 2017 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Nancy Werking Poling will read from her new book, Before It Was Legal: a black-white marriage (1945-1987).The Winters' forty-two-year marriage spanned key historical periods of the 20th century and took them from Indiana to Mexico City. Freed from U.S. racism, Daniel felt "as Mexican as chile verde." Meanwhile, Anna, a reserved white woman who struggled with speaking Spanish, experienced no similar sense of liberation. Before It Was Legal is not a happily-ever-after story, but an honest…See More
Jul 12
City Lights Bookstore posted events
Jul 4
City Lights Bookstore posted events
Jul 1
City Lights Bookstore posted events
Jun 29
Rob Neufeld posted a discussion

Gail Godwin full interview for Grief Cottage event

Gail Godwin talks about Grief Cottage            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
Jun 13
Jack J. Prather posted a blog post

First Woman NC Poet Laureate's Biography

A Biography of Late NC Poet Laureate Kathryn Stripling Byerin Hendersonville Author's Six Notable Women of North CarolinaA biography of the late Kathryn Stripling "Kay" Byer of Cullowhee, the first woman and longest-serving (2005-2009) Poet Laureate in the state, is featured in Six Notable Women of North Carolina by Jack J. Prather of Hendersonville, founder of the Young Writers Scholarship at Warren Wilson College. The 43-page biography includes poems selected by the poet who passed away on…See More
Jun 9
Julia Nunnally Duncan posted an event

Julia Nunnally Duncan at Marion Community Building

June 17, 2017 from 10am to 3pm
Julia Nunnally Duncan will be a featured author at the McDowell County 2017 Local Author Festival at the Marion Community Building in downtown Marion on Saturday, June 17 from 10-3. The event is sponsored by the McDowell County Public Library and is free and open to the public.See More
Jun 6
Short-short Stories & Riddles posted a blog post

Mom's has-been groove in ghost-boy novel

Marcus, in Gail Godwin’s new novel, Grief Cottage, recalls his friendship with Wheezer, whom he’d once beaten up at school because Wheezer had exposed Marcus’ shameful secret about his mom.  Now Marcus, age 10, is an orphan.  His dad has always been unknown to him; and his mom has just died in a car accident. Relocated to his aunt’s beach house, Marcus, despite the safety of the place, finds himself in trouble. He’s communicating with a ghost.  He’s having dreams about a non-existent older…See More
Jun 3
Catherine Carter
  • Female
  • Cullowhee, NC
  • United States
Share on Facebook E-Mail this to a friend
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions
  • Events
  • Groups
  • Photos (1)
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Catherine Carter's Friends

  • Renea Winchester
  • Gary Carden
  • Tipper
  • Byron Ballard

Gifts Received

Gift

Catherine Carter has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

Catherine Carter's Page

Latest Activity

Catherine Carter left a comment for Gary Carden
"That's an awfully kind review, Gary--many thanks! Especially for the Jeffers reference--he's one of my favorite poets, as I guess you can tell. :-)"
Jun 7, 2010
Gary Carden left a comment for Catherine Carter
"Catherine, My review of The Memory of Gills is on my blog now. (hollernotes.blogspot.com/) It may be a month before Smoky Mountain News publishes the review, but they will. Gary"
Jun 7, 2010
Catherine Carter left a comment for Gary Carden
"Thanks, Gary--but Swamp Monster will be a long time coming. It's at LSU for consideration now, and even if they do take it, their backlog is about three years (sigh.) Don't know much about drama--what's your play about?"
May 31, 2010
Gary Carden left a comment for Catherine Carter
"Let me know when "The Swam;p Monster" is out, and I am still going to review "The Memory of Gills" as soon as I catch up. I have a new play that I would love to get your reaction to."
May 31, 2010
Catherine Carter left a comment for Gary Carden
"I'd be honored! Fair warning, though--SMN may not want it. 2006 is "old" as poetry books go. I've got a new one off at LSU right now (tentatively titled The Swamp Monster at Home), but even if they feel they can take it…"
May 10, 2010
Gary Carden left a comment for Catherine Carter
"Catherine, I want to write a review of "The Memory of Gills" for the Smoky Mountain News. It will probably be a good while before they will publish it ... maybe a month."
May 10, 2010
Catherine Carter updated their profile photo
May 9, 2010
Catherine Carter posted a photo

Ivy_Catherine_TC[1]

This photo of Catherine was taken by Terri Clark of Terri Clark Photography.
May 9, 2010

Profile Information

Reading Preference:
Poetry (especially of the clear, musical variety without too many personal pronouns but with personal quirks). Fiction, especially speculative fiction (sf/f), low Modernism (mid-twentieth century popular novels), some kinds of mysteries. Nonfiction, especially related to science and nature.
Favorites:
Sylvia Townsend Warner's Lolly Willowes. J.R. Salamanca's Embarkation. Ursula Le Guin's Always Coming Home. Poetry...well, too numerous to start enumerating.
Website:
http://paws.wcu.edu/ccarter
I direct the English education program at Western Carolina University; if you want to be an English teacher, drop me an e-mail. My writing life has included some academic work, an ill-fated novel, and some poetry. You're most likely to see the latter, if you want to, in a book of poems from LSU in 2006, The Memory of Gills, which won the 2007 Roanoke-Chowan Award from the NC Literary and Historical Association (thank you, NCLHA!) It was reviewed last summer in NCLR (thanks, Margaret!), and last fall in APR (thanks, Keith!) Poems have also appeared on the North Carolina poet laureate's blog (thanks, Kay!) Right now, summer 2009, I'm writing assessment reports and reading more poetry than I have in some while.

Catherine Carter's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (5 comments)

You need to be a member of The Read on WNC to add comments!

Join The Read on WNC

At 6:55pm on June 6, 2010, Gary Carden said…
Catherine,
My review of The Memory of Gills is on my blog now. (hollernotes.blogspot.com/) It may be a month before Smoky Mountain News publishes the review, but they will.
Gary
At 12:43pm on May 28, 2010, Gary Carden said…
Let me know when "The Swam;p Monster" is out, and I am still going to review "The Memory of Gills" as soon as I catch up. I have a new play that I would love to get your reaction to.
At 11:11pm on May 9, 2010, Gary Carden said…
Catherine,
I want to write a review of "The Memory of Gills" for the Smoky Mountain News. It will probably be a good while before they will publish it ... maybe a month.
At 8:04pm on November 30, 2008, Byron Ballard said…
My thing used to be Sunday mornings--I'd bake bread and catch up on correspondence. Then I started working on Sunday afternoons and that kind of shot Sunday mornings. I somehow never got back to the written corresponsence, which I love. I have a friend in grad school in NY and we've been attempting to write letters, not terribly successfully.
At 1:08am on November 30, 2008, Byron Ballard said…
I wonder if we'll be any better at keeping in touch this way? The youngsters tell me it's all the rage and you know how important I think it is to remain forever young, don't you?

Good Thanksgiving?
 
 
 

© 2017   Created by Rob Neufeld.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service