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Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

Award-winning novelist captures fleeting youthby Rob NeufeldAnother Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson (Amistad: HarperCollins, Aug. 9, 2016)            The amazing, unusual thing about Jacqueline Woodson’s new novel, “Another Brooklyn,” I realize as it sinks in, is that the initial mystery—that is, why the narrator can’t…See More
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A rare interview, a story about an acid plant

A worker’s view of tannery work in Rosmanby Rob Neufeld             Haskell Luker was 11 when the Flood of 1916 caused his dad, Americus Alfred Luker, to leave the farm where he worked and take a job with an acid (tannin) plant in Pisgah Forest.             “Daddy was going down there to make big…See More
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Interview with Chitra Divakaruni about Before We Visit the Goddess

A talk with Chitra about her benediction of a novelby Rob Neufeld             Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, one of our country’s most engaging and inventive novelists, first came to this region six years ago for Western Carolina University’s Spring Literary Festival.  That’s when I got to know her and began…See More
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Gary Carden's Outlander--about Kephart--at UNCA July 31--with author

Is Carden's Kephart play controversial?Gary Carden's play, "Outlander," receives a "staged reading" in the Reuter Center, UNC Asheville, 2 p.m., Sun., July 31.  Carden will be on hand to discuss the play with the audience.  It is a controversial play in that it has been criticized by the descendants of Horace Kephart who felt that the play "demeaned" Kephart.  "Ironically," Carden says, "my original purpose in writing the play was to 'redeem' Kephart. who has often been denounced by the…See More
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Bring Back the Game

BRING BACK THE GAME     Anna and I basically spent a month in Asheville, NC this summer. We returned to Georgia a few days ago, and while we were glad to get home, as we got out of the car, we were met with the suffocating heat that I still have not become acclimated to even though we have lived in Middle Georgia for over 30 years. Every plant in our backyard had dried up and only the belligerent squirrels had survived the summer’s inferno.      We had a great time in Asheville. We visited our…See More
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Amy Ammons Garza to Present Her Memoir at City Lights Bookstore

August 6, 2016 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Amy Garza will be presenting her new memoir, Appalachian Storyteller in a Feed Sack Dress, at City Lights Bookstore onSaturday, August 6th at 3 p.m. Follow Amy as she tells the story of her life as she lived it, each chapter being a story in itself. These are the compelling stories of a mountain girl who found the courage she needed in her life to listen and retell the stories of her family and heritage.  Amy Garza was born and raised in Western North Carolina, which leads her into her many…See More
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Wednesday Writers Group at Barnes & Noble Asheville Mall

September 23, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
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September 16, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
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Wednesday Writers Group at Barnes & Noble Asheville Mall

September 9, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
Open to writers of all genres. Improve your skills through peer readings and discussion of assigned short stories. Story to be discussed on September 9: "The Stare" by Doris Lessing.
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Wednesday Writers Group at Barnes & Noble Asheville Mall

August 12, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
Open to writers of all genres. Improve your skills through peer readings and discussion of assigned short stories. Story to be discussed on August 12: "Testimony of Pilot" by Barry Hannah
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Wednesday Writers Group at Barnes & Noble Asheville Mall

August 26, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
Open to writers of all genres. Improve your skills through peer readings and discussion of assigned short stories. Story to be discussed on August 26: "Bullet in the Brain" by Tobias Wolff
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Wednesday Writers Group at Barnes & Noble Asheville Mall

August 19, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
Open to writers of all genres. Improve your skills through peer readings and discussion of assigned short stories. Story to be discussed on August 19: "The Half-Skinned Steer" by Annie Proulx
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July 22, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
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Wednesday Writers Group at Barnes & Noble Asheville Mall

July 8, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
Open to writers of all genres. Improve your skills through peer readings and discussion of assigned short stories. On July 8 the short story to be discussed will be "Deep-Holes" by Alice Munro.
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Wednesday Writers Group at Barnes & Noble, Asheville Mall

July 15, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
Open to writers of all genres. Improve your skills through peer readings and discussion of assigned short stories. Meets weekly. Story to be discussed on July 15: "The Dead" by James Joyce.
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Wednesday Writers Group at Barnes & Noble Asheville Mall

July 8, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
Open to writers of all genres. Improve your skills through peer readings and discussion of assigned short stories. On July 8 the short story to be discussed will be "Deep-Holes" by Alice Munro.
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"And yours?"
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Wednesday Writers Group at Barnes & Noble Asheville Mall

July 8, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
Open to writers of all genres. Improve your skills through peer readings and discussion of assigned short stories. On July 8 the short story to be discussed will be "Deep-Holes" by Alice Munro.
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At 6:50pm on June 17, 2009, Judith Hoy DuBrul said…
And yours?
At 11:22pm on June 11, 2009, William Ames Bascom said…
Finger slipped. Got the wrong zip code. Back in STL now.
At 11:48am on June 2, 2009, Rob Neufeld said…
Hello, Ray! I'm eager to put up my Ron Rash features. I'm hoping you get back to your computer soon, so that I can get it going.

Starting a blog is very easy. Go to the top left box under your profile. Click blog posts, title an entry, and write. It's here you can put the notice about upcoming stories to be examined.

Thanks!
 
 
 

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