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Christine Lajewski posted a blog post

Suitcase Charlie: A Recommended Crime Thriller

     John Guzlowski is a writer and poet whose parents were forced laborers in Poland during WW II. He was born in a refugee camp before he came with his family to live in the Polish neighborhoods of Chicago. Already a highly regarded poet, he turned his childhood memories (including some gruesome child murders) into a novel titled SUITCASE CHARLIE.    Two war-weary Chicago detectives investigate a series of horrifying child murders. Before the crimes are solved, the reader follows the…See More
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Mammy, A Term of Endearment

I read Rob Neufield's article Visit OUR PAST in today's Asheville Citizen-Times.It was a super article, but caused me to want to share my novel:  Mammy: A Term of Endearment.Mammy: A Term of Endearment. is now available as an ebook on Kindle, but the publisher, Ecanus Publishing, Great Britain tells me the paperback edition will be out soon (2 to 3 weeks).The novel is fiction but came from my father who was born in 1895. Due to his mother's sickness Grandpa hired her to be a Mammy to my father,…See More
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Writers on the Rock at Chimney Rock, NC

June 28, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm
The culture and heritage of Appalachia is an experience like no other, and it serves as the perfect backdrop for a variety of storytelling. View the soaring cliffs and stunning valleys of Chimney Rock and the Hickory Nut Gorge as you get to know your favorite author and meet new ones. Join Ann B. Ross, Tommy Hays, Sheri Castle, Evan Williams and more as they share their experiences and autograph copies of their books. A selection of titles by each author will be available for sale. See…See More
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West End Prose and Poetry reading series: June at West End Bakery

June 13, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
The West End Bakery & Café will host the final event for the 2015 Spring Poetry and Prose Reading Series on Saturday, June 13th at 7:00 pm. The June event will feature an excellent cast of local writers including David Novak, Katherine (Bonnie) Soniat, Luke Hankins and our very own hostess and curator Lockie Hunter.Past readings included a special holiday performance by Allan Wolf as well as local writers such as Susan Reinhardt, Tommy Hays, Tom Chalmers, Matthew Olzmann, Alli Marshall,…See More
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West End Prose and Poetry reading series: June at West End Bakery

June 13, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
The West End Bakery & Café will host the final event for the 2015 Spring Poetry and Prose Reading Series on Saturday, June 13th at 7:00 pm. The June event will feature an excellent cast of local writers including David Novak, Katherine (Bonnie) Soniat, Luke Hankins and our very own hostess and curator Lockie Hunter.Past readings included a special holiday performance by Allan Wolf as well as local writers such as Susan Reinhardt, Tommy Hays, Tom Chalmers, Matthew Olzmann, Alli Marshall,…See More
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The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri--and book discussions

How Lahiri’s “The Lowland” excites discussionby Rob Neufeld             When an American woman in Jhumpa Lahiri’s novel, “The Lowland,” realizes how she has, in her mind, objectified a certain childhood horror, she flashes to her Calcutta grandma, who “used to spend her days overlooking a lowland, a pair of…See More
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Iris Press just released a new book of my poems, Kaleidoscope!  These are poems written over the last 10 years, set in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and North Carolina---!See More
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Hiking the Landscape of JHATOR

I just posted a new blog entry describing the real places frequented by my characters--human and animal--in my novel. Most of the action in JHATOR takes place in these beautiful natural spaces that are protected throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Whether you have read my book or not, I hope you will visit them if you are traveling through the area.You can read "Hiking the Landscape of JHATOR" as well as excerpts from my novel, at Christine-lajewski.squarespace.comSee More
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Kathryn Byer & Richard Krawiec Joint Poetry Reading at City Lights Bookstore

June 14, 2015 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Former North Carolina Poet Laureate Kathryn Byer and Richard Krawiec will be reading from their new collections of poetry on Sunday, June 14th at 1 p.m. at City Lights Bookstore. Kathryn’s new chapbook from Jacar Press, The Vishnu Bird, is both a memorial and memoir in lyric poetry. This clean-spoken, deeply-felt chapbook remembers the poet’s dear friend by tracing his vocation of anthropology, and honoring his spiritual depth through vignettes from the speaker’s own past. Richard Krawiec will…See More
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Steven Harvey at Writers Circle at Writers Circlle around the Table

June 27, 2015 from 10am to 1pm
Writing workshop with Steve Harvey, retired professor at YHC and on faculty for Ashland University MFA.See More
May 30
Ron Cooper replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Something Rich and Strange by Ron Rash
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Celia Miles replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Sarranda's Heart by Celia Miles
"I've just discovered this "expanded" review of Sarranda's Heart--and am glad that the issue of "how the South should be perceived and rescued." Years ago I read David Whisant's All That is Native and Fine, and…"
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"Rob did a great review of Celia's book   "
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Celia Miles is attending Melinda Knies's event

1st Annual Summer Book Signing Extravaganza at Mountain Made at Mountain Made Art Gallery - Inside the Grove Arcade

August 3, 2013 from 11am to 4pm
1st Annual Summer Book Signing Extravaganza?Yes, it’s quite a mouthful but with over a dozen authors coming this Saturday, August 3rd, 11-4 PM – we just couldn’t think of a better name!In place of our regular artist demonstration, we here at MOUNTAIN MADE are proud to be hosting a multiple-author book signing – hence the extravaganza part.The following authors will be there...Celia Miles – Sarranda’s Heart (Historical novel set in WNC during the early 1800s)Nancy Dillingham – Americana…See More
Aug 2, 2013
Tipper commented on Celia Miles's blog post Celia Miles' new novel, sequel to Sarranda, is available in paper and Kindle
"Congrats Celia!!! I can't wait to read it : )"
May 26, 2013
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Celia Miles' new novel, sequel to Sarranda, is available in paper and Kindle

http://www.celiamiles.comSarranda's Heart: A Love Story of Place is now available in regional independent bookstores and on Kindle, soon on Amazon.See More
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Celia Miles commented on Joe Epley's blog post HISTORICAL FICTION AWARD FOR "A PASSEL OF HATE"
"Congratulations--quite an honor from "those who know whereof you write"--which I don't, but I'm reading "A Passel..." now and have to ask: did the reason for the  first shot at the Deveny ambush site (p. 193)…"
Oct 7, 2012
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"Safe out and safe home!"
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Celia Miles left a comment for Byron Ballard
"Within the hour we are gone--and yeaaaa to the book. You know I'll be at its launch!"
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Byron Ballard left a comment for Celia Miles
"Stones!  Wish I were coming with you but I have this book to put to bed. We haven't set a launch date yet but I hope you'll be here for that.  We'll have to figure this thing out together.  When are you…"
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"Beats me, Byron! I'm new to being on here. But soon off to explore stone circles. Wheeee. I hope you are writing up a storm!"
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"Thanks for being my friend. And editor. And inspiration....so, how do you use this thing?"
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Celia Miles' new novel, sequel to Sarranda, is available in paper and Kindle

http://www.celiamiles.comSarranda's Heart: A Love Story of Place is now available in regional independent bookstores and on Kindle, soon on Amazon.

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At 10:47am on April 3, 2012, Byron Ballard said…

Safe out and safe home!

At 10:24am on April 3, 2012, Byron Ballard said…

Stones!  Wish I were coming with you but I have this book to put to bed. We haven't set a launch date yet but I hope you'll be here for that.  We'll have to figure this thing out together.  When are you leaving town?

At 10:04am on April 3, 2012, Byron Ballard said…

Thanks for being my friend. And editor. And inspiration....so, how do you use this thing?

 
 
 

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