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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Jun 29
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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
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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
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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, mcthebookmechanic.com. 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
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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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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…
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