Julia Nunnally Duncan will be a featured author at the McDowell Arts Council Association (MACA) booth at the Mountain Glory Festival in downtown Marion on Saturday, October 11. Julia will sign her books from 9:30-1 p.m. The MACA booth is located outside the MACA building at 50 South Main Street, Marion.See More
Wounded hearts, changed minds in 18th century Beaufortby Rob Neufeldpublished in the Asheville Citizen-Times, Sept. 14, 2014 As a symbol of hope—or hopelessness—or accommodation (it depends on the story line), there’s nothing like the intelligent woman marooned on a patriarchal, slave-owning Southern…See More
Scripture cake, book signings, and the real Nora Bonesteel herself. On Oct. 6, ASU in Boone is hosting the book launch for "Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past" (Abingdon, Oct., 2014) with a program of storytelling, featuring author Sharyn McCrumb and storyteller Charlotte Ross, the inspiration for the character of Nora.See More
What attracts you to history museums?I've posted three history exhibits that are currently up in the area--one on the hillbilly stereotype; one of photographs of child labor; and one on African-American education in the area (see news)--and it made me wonder:What would make you go see an exhibit in a history museum?This information would be of GREAT HELP to curators.Here…See More
Sylva author, Jenny Bennett, returns to City Lights Bookstore on Friday, September 5th at 6:30 p.m. with her second book, The Twelve Streams of LeConte. The main character of the book lives in Sylva and there are scenes set in downtown, the library and even City Lights Bookstore. Anne Woodrow is on honeymoon in Scotland when fate gives her a slap in the face: right then and there, her new husband falls in love with another woman. Injured and grieving, she returns home alone and conceives of a…See More
Mercer University is pleased to announce the release of Farming, Friends and Fried Bologna Sandwiches, by North Carolina's own Renea Winchester. This is the second in the Farmer Billy series and Winchester's third book. See More
Kids Love For Animals ( Poem )Children’s favorite shows are of animals I have hours in a playlist that are laughable Like a camera pecking rooster and fun monkeysTo a mom and a baby miniature donkeysVideos of wild turkeys and charming geese Ducks in water and chicks learning to speak Dazzling ostrich and many free birdsSome you would not want to move towardsA large unique animal is the alligator The total opposite of the caterpillar Camels and alpacas are tall and exquisiteBut they spit at you…See More
"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…"
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
"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)…"
"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…"
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?