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Short-short Stories & Riddles posted a blog post

A riddle

Tying shoelaces,Lifting a mug by its handle,Lifting something that requires all fingers,Pressing down hard while writing,Shaking hands:Things hindered by a bruised forefinger. I would have had more things to record, but unfortunately my finger healed too quickly.See More
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Dr. Lin Stepp posted an event

Dr. Lin Stepp at Barnes & Noble, Asheville Mall at Tunnel Road

May 13, 2017 from 2pm to 4pm
Lin Stepp will sign her latest Smoky Mtn novel DADDY'S GIRL set in NCSee More
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Montreat College Friends of the Library Annual Luncheon at Montreat College, Gaither Fellowship Hall

June 10, 2017 from 12pm to 2:30pm
Author Vicki Lane, who is working on her seventh novel, will be the guest speaker at the Montreat College Friends of the Library Annual Luncheon at noon on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Gaither Fellowship Hall.  Reservations: 669-8012 Ext. 3502Open to the Public.See More
Apr 22
Rose Senehi posted an event

Rose Senehi will read from her new novel: CAROLINA BELLE at MALAPROPS BOOKS & CAFE

May 3, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Belle McKenzie is obsessed with finding the best apple anyone ever bit into and determined to rekindle the love this obsession has nearly destroyed.        Woven throughout Carolina Belle is the fascinating history of Henderson County, North Carolina’s, apple orchards that endlessly unfold on the county’s horizons and still bear the same names as the early settlers to the area. Senehi, known for her historically accurate novels, sprinkles the book with stories of the development of the Southern…See More
Apr 20
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Becky Stone Presents Maya Angelou

Chautauqua Alive! Becky Stone Presents Maya AngelouWednesday, May 24 at 6:30pmPack Memorial Library67 Haywood Street250-4700The Buncombe Chautauqua Committee and Pack Memorial Library will present a pre-Chautauqua special event in Lord Auditorium at Pack Memorial Library at 6:30 Pm on May 24.  Renowned storyteller Becky Stone will present “Becoming Maya Angelou.”   Ms. Stone will be appearing as Maya Angelou in the opening program of the annual Chautauqua series that begins June 19.  On May 24,…See More
Apr 19
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Apr 19
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Prize-winning YA author Sedgwick at Literacy fundraiser

Fundraiser for Literacy Council & Book Launch Marcus Sedgwick Tuesday April 25th 5:30-7:30 p.m., Twisted Laurel, downtown Asheville, 130 College Street COST: $45 per person (ticket includes hardcover book, food, and non-alcoholic beverage) All proceeds go to Literacy Council from press release Marcus Sedgwick, author of Saint Death Spellbound Children's Bookshop, Asheville's locally owned independent bookstore for kids and teens, presents a special event with one of the most critically…See More
Apr 17
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Dellinger Mill--sacred place east of Bakersville

A Mitchell County gristmill sifts through 150 yearsby Rob Neufeld PHOTO CAPTION: Book cover, “Dellinger Grist Mill on Cane Creek” by Jack Dellinger.             In 1861, when Bakersville got a post office, locals changed the town name from Bakersville to Davis, after Jefferson Davis, President of the…See More
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Reading by Poet Al Young at Table Rock Room, Plemmons Student Union, App State University

April 6, 2017 from 7:30pm to 8:45pm
A reading by past California Poet Laureate Al Young in Appalachian State's Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series. The reading will be preceded by a craft talk titled "No Poem, No Home" from 2-3:15 the same day.Both are in ASU's Plemmons Student Union. Free admission; books will be available for sale and signing. See More
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Citizen science author in Asheville April 6

Eco author in Asheville April 6 Citizen science can foster earth-saving policies Journalist Mary Ellen Hannibal, author of Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction, speaks at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 6 in conversation with Mallory McDuff, Warren Wilson…See More
Mar 23
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Appalachian Authors Book Signing and Reading at Historic Carson House

April 8, 2017 from 10am to 3pm
Julia Nunnally Duncan will be a featured author and reader at the Appalachian Authors  Book Signing and Reading to be held at the Historic Carson House on Saturday, April 8 from 10-3. She will debut her new poetry collection A Part of Me. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.See More
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Flood Gallery Reading Series at Posana Cafe

May 2, 2011 from 7:30pm to 8pm
Subject line:  McIlvoy, Hale, and Prudowsky read May 2 at Posana Kevin Mcllvoy, Christine Hale, and Mark Prudowsky will read fiction, memoir, and poetry, respectively, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 2, 2011, in the back room at Posana's Café, 1 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville.  The reading is free and open to the public.  Kevin McIlvoy offers online instruction and book editing through his website, He teaches in Asheville, North Carolina, his home, where he is an adjunct faculty…See More
Apr 20, 2011
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Cafe Posana Reading at Cafe Posana Downtown on the Square

April 25, 2011 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Three local authors, all with recently published work: Charles Dodd White, Cynn Chadwick and Vicki Lane.Cynn Chadwick, whose fifth book, As The Table Turns has been released this spring with Napping Porch Press, teaches creative writing at UNC-Asheville. She notes on her blog that: "writing fiction is mostly a hindsight way to rectifying wrongs, serving justice or vengeance, fulfilling dreams, explaining mysteries, revealing ......histories, and happily ever-aftering an otherwise sad or tragic…See More
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Flood Gallery Reading Series Kickoff at Posana Cafe

November 17, 2010 from 8pm to 9pm
We are opening our 5th season of the reading series with an book release event for Charles Dodd White on Wednesday, November 17th at the Posana Cafe, 1 Biltmore Ave, Asheville NC. The reading will begin at 8:00 pm.Charles Dodd White's forthcoming book: Lambs of Men, is published by Casperian Books and concerns a Marine Corps veteran returning to his Appalachian home shortly after the First World War. While dealing with the legacy of a troubled family history, he is drawn into a manhunt for a…See More
Nov 6, 2010
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Alex Kudera at Malaprop's at Malaprop's, downtown Asheville

November 4, 2010 from 7pm to 8pm
Alex Kudera, Clemson University professor, has written a blistering satire with his first novel. Kudera's protagonist in Fight For Your Long Day, Cyrus Duffleman, lives the life that is familiar to so many Americans who are over-educated, over-worked and under paid. Come hear how (if?) "Duffy" makes it through his day!See More
Oct 31, 2010
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Lambs of Men Publication Launch at City Lights Book Store

November 5, 2010 from 7pm to 8pm
Charles Dodd White will read excerpt from his novel LAMBS OF MENReturning from the horrors of the First World War to recruit volunteers in his remote Appalachian home, Marine Sergeant Hiram Tobit finds the country changed. His mother has committed suicide, dredging up old resentments between Hiram and his father, Sloane. When a gruesome act of violence stuns the insular mountain community, father and son must journey together to see justice carried out while coming to terms with a deeply…See More
Sep 11, 2010
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Aug 9, 2010
Kathryn Stripling Byer commented on Charles Dodd White's event North Carolina Literary Review Publication Party
"I will be reading from my story "Hook & Eye" & my poetry sequence Drought Days."
Aug 8, 2010
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North Carolina Literary Review Publication Party at Malaprop's Book Store

August 14, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
I will be reading from my story "Controlled Burn", which appears in this year's Appalachian themed issue.
Aug 8, 2010
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North Carolina Literary Review Publication Party at Malaprop's Book Store

August 14, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
I will be reading from my story "Controlled Burn", which appears in this year's Appalachian themed issue.
Jul 8, 2010
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Southern and Appalachian Fiction. Grit Lit.
Nathaniel Hawthorne, William Faulkner, Larry Brown, Barry Hannah, Harry Crews, Virginia Woolf, Edward P. Jones, Toni Morrison, Cormac McCarthy
Charles Dodd White is author of the novel Lambs of Men, nominated for the 2010 Weatherford Award, and co-editor of the contemporary Appalachian short story anthology Degrees of Elevation. His short fiction has appeared in The Collagist, Fugue, Night Train, North Carolina Literary Review, PANK,  Word Riot and several others. He teaches English at South College in Asheville, North Carolina and is on the creative writing faculty at Hindman Settlement School.

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At 7:35pm on August 9, 2010, Gary Carden said…
Good to hear from you.

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