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Interview with Isaac Coleman, 2011

A 2011 interview with the late activist, Isaac Coleman by Rob NeufeldCivil rights activist and local civic leader Isaac Coleman, born Nov. 6, 1943 in Lexington, Ky., lived his last 44 years in Asheville, and died on May 10, 2016,.We talked in 2011 about his career, starting with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in 1960. Q:  Was the SNCC your first involvement in civil rights? A:   I was a student at Knoxville College, an African-American College in Knoxville, Tennessee, and…See More
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Stories by the River Benefit for Girls Rock Asheville at Ole Shakeys 790 Riverside Drive in AVL

May 21, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Sip a drink by the river and enjoy stories and songs on a warm spring day!All donations benefit Girls Rock Asheville!Stories read by:Lori Horvitz  Melanie McGee Bianchi  Kim Winter Mako  Ky Delaney  and Lockie Huntermusical guests Leo+VirgoSee More
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Montreat College Friends of the Library Annual Luncheon at Montreat College, Gaither Fellowship Hall

June 4, 2016 from 12pm to 2pm
Author Susan S. Kelly will the speaker at Montreat College Friends of the Library annual luncheon at noon on Saturday, June 4, 2016.  She is the author of five novels and a major contributing author to Our State Magazine.Call 828-669-8012 Ext. 3502 for Reservations.  $16.00See More
May 17
Sheilah Jastrzebski replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion The history of Oakley
"This is an interesting article.  It gives a few clues to the neighborhood I imagine from the old days. The woman from who my husband and I bought our Oakley home, Melody,  always talks about "Mr. Wilson" who entrusted her with…"
May 16
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The history of Oakley

Oakley is a place with an unforgettable historyby Rob NeufeldAn earlier time PHOTO CAPTION: The Taylor family of Oakley: Jean, Virgil, Sadie Louise, and Dan, c. 1936.  Photo courtesy Dan Taylor.            “We had hobos come to our house, and my mother would never turn them away,” Dan Taylor says of his experience…See More
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Juniper Bends quarterly poetry and prose reading at Downtown Books and News

May 6, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Join your fellow literature-craving citizens at the next upcoming Juniper Bends reading on Friday May 6th at 7PM. We will be luxuriating in sound, soaking up nutritious poetry & prose after the dark winter. Our series aims to bring together both established and emerging writers, and we are honored to bring together Gary Hawkins, Catherine Campbell, Stephanie Johnson and Michael Pittard's collective word-magic for this lovely spring evening. As usual, our generous host site is Downtown Books…See More
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Rob Neufeld commented on Rob Neufeld's blog post The Invention of Nature, an inspiring book--author Andrea Wulf at Malaprop's May 1
"Edwin, some are touched by the Holy Spirit, and find voice to our amazement.  Yet there are many who are not heard, no matter how much we'd like to hear.  How will you amaze? "
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Edwin Ammons commented on Rob Neufeld's blog post The Invention of Nature, an inspiring book--author Andrea Wulf at Malaprop's May 1
"Do none consider that a greater power has designed all this and that all these recent discoveries are a tiny part of it? von Humboldt will not rise from the dust until I do and I am still upright so he must wait. Upon that eventful day it will be…"
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Military Writers Society of America

Joe Epley recently was elected to Board of Directors of the Military Writers Society of America.  The MWSA has around 700 members around the country. Details on the website: http://www.mwsadispatches.com.  ; The organization's purpose is to help military service members, veterans, their families, supporters of the military,and historians record history and the complexities of military life--and encourage writing as therapy. The…See More
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susannah eanes commented on Rob Neufeld's blog post The Invention of Nature, an inspiring book--author Andrea Wulf at Malaprop's May 1
"So chuffed about this! Sadly, I won't be there except in spirit. Andrea Wulf is a force of nature, herself. Her amazing work The Brother Gardeners should be made into a feature-length film - the characters live and breathe again between the…"
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The Invention of Nature, an inspiring book--author Andrea Wulf at Malaprop's May 1

Author of key book of our times comes to AshevilleAndrea Wulf makes Malaprop's Bookstore one her stops, Sun., May 1, 5 p.m., in talking about her thrilling work of non-fiction, The Invention of Nature: Alexander von…See More
Apr 30
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Salman Rushdie to Asheville with new novel

Atheist believes in genies, novel revealsby Rob Neufeld             Salman Rushdie’s latest novel—“Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights” (1,001 nights)—has permitted me to come up with a headline as wild as the one above because the book is so exuberantly and infectiously…See More
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Wednesday Writers Group at Barnes & Noble Asheville Mall

September 23, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
This group is presently closed to new members. It aims to build skills through peer readings and discussion of assigned literature.
Sep 5, 2009
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Wednesday Writers Group at Barnes & Noble Asheville Mall

September 16, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
This group is presently closed to new members. It aims to build skills through peer readings and discussion of assigned literature.
Sep 5, 2009
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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.
Aug 20, 2009
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Aug 17, 2009
Jerry Stubblefield commented on Raymond W. Russell's event Wednesday Writers Group
"I'll read a ten-minute segment of the novel I'm working on."
Aug 12, 2009
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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
Aug 12, 2009
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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
Aug 4, 2009
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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
Jul 29, 2009
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Raymond W. Russell at Bar\nes & Noble Asheville Mall

July 22, 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 July 22: "Paper Losses" by Lorrie Moore
Jul 8, 2009
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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.
Jun 26, 2009
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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.
Jun 22, 2009
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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.
Jun 20, 2009
Judith Hoy DuBrul left a comment for Raymond W. Russell
"And yours?"
Jun 17, 2009
Raymond W. Russell posted an event

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.
Jun 16, 2009

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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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