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Inez and Annie Daugherty and African American history

The Daughertys of Black Mountain spanned racial historyby Rob Neufeld             “The children in Cragmont (an African American neighborhood in Black Mountain) and High Top Colony, where my family lived, walked to school in groups,” Daugherty recalled about her 1920s childhood in a talk she had with me in 2005.            “White children rode the bus,” she revealed.  “They sometimes threw things at us and called us ugly names, but my mother told me, ‘You know who you are.  Those names do not…See More
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MONTREAT COLLEGE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY LUNCHEON at Montreat College, Gaither Fellowship Hall, Montreat, NC

June 21, 2014 from 12pm to 2:30pm
Pamela Duncan, author of Moon Women, Plant Life, and The Big Beautiful, will be the speaker at the Montreat College Friends of the Library Annual Luncheon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, in the Gaither Fellowship Hall.See More
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It ain’t for wimps: readings on aging at Monte Vista Hotel

April 17, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
Increased life expectancy brings with it increased opportunities, problems, and responsibilities. Both the aged and the pre-aged will find much to ponder at the Black Mountain Authors Guild’s reading at the Monte Vista this Thursday at 6 pm. Four local writers will share their thinking on the subject: Danielle Laverty will read her essay on aging that won the Black Mt. Public Library contest, Nancy Werking Poling will read from her current and published fiction, and James and Cannan Hyde will…See More
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Asheville Wordfest May 2-4, 2014

Asheville Wordfest 2014(Photo top right, Laurey Masterton from Asheville Chamber of Commerce; 2nd photo, Laura Hope-Gill from A webpage in progress!Asheville Wordfest, an annual…See More
Apr 8
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Fiddler of the Mountains by Eva Nell Mull Wike

Fiddler and His FamilyFiddler of the Mountains: Attuned to the Life and Times of Johnny Mull by Eva Nell Mull Wike (Donning Company hardcover, Nov. 2013, 96 pages, $25)See other new WNC books Wike, author of the…See More
Apr 7
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Four Novels Are Now Available

I now have four Novels in print. A fifth Novel, True Love, is finished, but to date not yet published. The four available on-line are: Darby, my bestselling Appalachian novel; Hanging Dog, An Appalachian Community, is a sequel to Darby, Doodlebug, Doodlebug, Your House is on Fire, an Appalachian novel beginning in 1940; and a novelette, Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, a murder mystery full of intrigue, danger, and espionage. All four novels are available on and wherever books are…See More
Apr 7
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Brain Injury Recovery

Brain injury recovery is difficult and anything but certain. When I met Angela Leigh Tucker in late 2008, she was only four months into her battle. A sudden truck-on-car crash had killed her young husband and left her hanging on to life by a thread.For the next three years I researched the topic of traumatic brain injury or TBI. Angela and I travelled together to meeting of brain injury survivors and conferences on the subject. I interviewed countless doctors, therapists, co-workers, family…See More
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Asheville Wordfest May 2, 3, 4: Fiction, Poetry, Storytelling, more! at Asheville Lenoir-Rhyne University

May 2, 2014 at 5pm to May 4, 2014 at 5pm
Asheville Wordfest reaches its seventh year (lucky lucky!) with an expansion to include fiction, poetry, storytelling, songwriting, community conversation, poetry animation, and creative nonfiction. Coming of age with the help of North Carolina Arts Council, Katuah Market, Fine Arts Theater, Malaprops Bookstore/Cafe, and more than thirty writers, poets, musicians, and songwriters, Wordfest continues its commitment the Asheville and WNC communities, representing as many of our communities as the…See More
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My Interview With Fox 22 News

Here is my complete interview with Fox 22 News on changing laws to stop people from hiding behind their authority and bring justice to all.
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It's About Time...

Come on Spring... let your leaves burst from their stems, the flowers rise up to the sunshine, and your beauty come about. "Spring forth" is such an appropriate term!After this trying "'Ole Man Winter" finally etching its way out of our bones, we welcome "Miss Spring" in all her finery! Exciting, isn't it?See More
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A Fictional Tale of Mountain Mystery That Sparked International Romance at City Lights Bookstore

March 7, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Jackson County Author, Edward Fahey will visit City Lights Bookstore on Friday, March 7th at 6:30 p.m. to present his novel. The Mourning After is a novel about love not confined to a single lifetime, or even slowed by death. Exploring spirituality and the psychology of human relationships, it is written in a haunting, mystical style that caught the attention of readers on the other side of the ocean. Just back from a long tour of what he calls spooky sites of magic and legend, Edward finds he…See More
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Pete Seeger Tribute at City Lights Bookstore

February 15, 2014 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Join us at City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, February 15th at 3 p.m. for a tribute to the life and legacy of Pete Seeger with local musician and storyteller, Lee Knight.  Having garnered respect and inspiration for Seeger in high school, Lee would eventually have the opportunity to play with the famed musician on several occasions. Lee recounts meeting Seeger by saying,”I first met Pete backstage after a concert in Saratoga Springs, NY in the late 1960's. My first singing times with him…See More
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"Looking forward to hosting Lawrence Thackston at City Lights again.  He'll read from TIDAL POOLS on Friday, June 6th."
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Gary Carden’s Foxfire Christmas at City Lights Bookstore

December 20, 2013 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Join us on Friday, December 20th at 6 p.m. as Gary Carden offers up Appalachian Christmas tales at City Lights Bookstore.  Carden will talk about old rituals still practiced and some of his own childhood memories of Christmas in the mountains, including some of the leaner years during WWII when rationing was at its peak.  He will also talk about some of the stories featured in Eliot Wiggington’s Foxfire Christmas.  Gary Carden is an award-winning Appalachian author, playwright and folklorist.…See More
Dec 7, 2013
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Live Holiday Music with the Shepherd of the Hills String Band at City Lights Bookstore

December 21, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Join us on Saturday, December 21st at 6:30 p.m. at City Lights Bookstore  to hear The Shepherd of the Hills String Band play some favorite songs of the holiday season.  The 21st marks winter solstice and the last Saturday before Christmas so come by and help us celebrate this special time of year. While taking in the concert, if you have a few names to check off the shopping list be sure to grab one of our holiday catalogs and take advantage of our holiday catalog sale. Select a book in the…See More
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Coffee with the Poet: Sharing Christmas Poems at City Lights Bookstore

December 19, 2013 from 10:30am to 12pm
The Coffee with the Poet Series continues on Thursday, December 19th at 10:30 a.m. at City Lights Bookstore.  Folks are encouraged to bring favorite Christmas poems to share with the group.  Whether it is a poem personally penned or a well-loved classic,  please join us and share!  The Coffee with the Poet Series gathers every third Thursday of the month and is co-sponsored by the NetWest chapter of the North Carolina Writers Network.  For more…See More
Nov 23, 2013
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ABC Yoga at City Lights Bookstore

December 7, 2013 from 5pm to 6:30pm
Join us at City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, December 7th at 5 p.m as Instructor Jennie Ashlock helps us unwind from winter’s flurry during a peaceful hour of gentle yoga in City Light’s Regional room.  There is no fee, but donations are welcome.  All donations will go to City Light’s 15th-annual Giving Tree, which provides age-appropriate books for children in Jackson County during the holidays.  BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat or Blanket).  Hot tea will be provided following the yoga session.See More
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Coffee with the Poet: Workshop with Kathryn Byer at City Lights Bookstore

November 21, 2013 from 10:30am to 12pm
The Coffee with the Poet Series continues on Thursday, November 21st at 10:30 a.m.  Kathryn Byer will lead a workshop on pulling poems together into a collection ready for publication.  She will also talk about and read from her first collection of poetry, Girl in the Midst of Harvest, which was recently republished by Press 53.  Kathryn has published six books of poetry and served as North Carolina’s first woman Poet Laureate from 2005 through 2009.  Her most recent collection, Descent, won…See More
Nov 4, 2013

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At 11:32am on November 22, 2012, terrell garren said…


RE: Measured In Blood: The Role of Henderson County, North Carolina in the American Civil War. Nonfiction, hardback, 599 pages including index, $36.00.

Thank you for the kind inquirey. Yes, I will be handling some of the distribution. I can get you a couple of copies. The book is being printed in Asheville, NC and the binding is in Nashville, TN. We have been promised a delivery on December 13, 2012. I have lecturer and book signings for December 15th in both Hendersonville and Asheville. Feel free to contact me directly at


Terry Garren


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