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Carolina Mtns Lit Fest & Ann Patchett interview

Patchett, Kingsolver, and a thrill of writers buzz Burnsvilleby Rob Neufeld             If you take any pleasure or have any interest in literature, you’ll want to be in Burnsville this Friday and Saturday for the Carolina Mountains Literary Festival.            The variety of programs—talks, readings, workshops, performances—are great, as is the variety of subjects; and the 34 presenters are well-chosen.            The Saturday night program, with novelists Barbara Kingsolver and Ann Patchett,…See More
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Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash, and talk with author

Rash’s suspense novel gives time to poetryby Rob Neufeld             Ron Rash’s new novel, “Above the Waterfall,” weds a contemporary thriller with a portrayal of people tapping an ancient way of being.             A fish kill precipitates the story involving fishing rights, a crystal meth epidemic, and two reeling…See More
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Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson reveals how surreal emotions areby Rob Neufeld             Adam Johnson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Orphan Master’s Son,” comes to Malaprop’s Bookstore in Asheville, 7 p.m., Fri., Sept. 4 to present his new book of short stories, “Fortune Smiles.”            The stories are remarkable…See More
Aug 23
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Leanne Brown will Present Her Cookbook at City Lights Bookstore

September 4, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Leanne Brown will visit City Lights Bookstore to present her cookbook on Friday, September 4th at 6:30 p.m. Her book, Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4 a Day is designed for those on the strictest of budgets, particularly those on the U.S. food stamp budget. This book is great, though, for anyone wanting to eat really well cheaply. Good and Cheap features tips on shopping and kitchen equipment, and more than a hundred easy, flexible recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. To reserve a copy,…See More
Aug 22
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September Teen Book Club at Spellbound Children's Bookshop

September 18, 2015 from 6pm to 7pm
Our new monthly book club for teens meets the third Friday of each month, 6:00-7:00PM. A different book will be discussed at each meeting, and will cover a variety of genres. No purchase is required to attend, but if you do plan to buy the book, we’d appreciate your support of Spellbound as the hosting store! All book club selections are 20% off until the day of the meeting.September's title: SHE IS NOT INVISIBLE by Marcus Sedgwick.See More
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Betty Smith at Hendersonville culture event September 17

Center Kicks Off New Series With A BangNew “Keeping the Fires Burning Series” Launches With Betty Smith and Songcatcher (from press release) (HENDERSONVILLE, NC, August 18, 2015) – The Center for Cultural Preservation, is pleased to announce the launch of its second season of its popular public program series KEEPING THE FIRES BURNING- Heroes of Mountain Culture.  The series features musicians, authors and heritage preservation leaders who are working to keep mountain culture alive.  The…See More
Aug 21
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Pam Durban, author of Soon, gripping, psychological, Southern stories

Pam Durban: Facing reality with a wide-open eyeby Rob Neufeld             John Updike honored Pam Durban’s story, “Soon,” by selecting it for his anthology, “The Best American Short Stories of the Century.”  Now, it’s one of 11 included in Durban’s new volume, also titled “Soon.”            “Soon,” the short story, is a marvel…See More
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Mary Joyce Returns with a New Book at City Lights Bookstore

September 12, 2015 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Sylva author, Mary Joyce will return to City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, September 12th at 3 p.m. to present her latest book.Underground Military Bases Hidden in North Carolina Mountains compiles information gathered by Joyce over several years about secret military facilities in North Carolina. The information about the secret bases is mostly from those with military, law enforcement and high-security backgrounds plus citizens who have stumbled upon evidence. Joyce is also the author…See More
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North Carolina Writer's Network Fall Conference at Asheville Doubletree Hilton

August 20, 2015 to August 22, 2015
When did you last attended a top quality and affordable writer's conference? The North Carolina Writer's Network is returning to western North Carolina. Membership in the Network is encouraged but not required to attend this event. For more info:http://www.ncwriters.org/2014-01-07-18-05-50/conferencesSee More
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Rob Neufeld commented on Joe Epley's blog post Speaking about the American Revollution in the Carolinas
"See Joe's website, Epley Writes, including about his novel, A Passel of Hate,"
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R.T. Smith--Rachel-Rivers Coffey Distinguished Professor in Creative Writing at App State

R.T. Smith, poet, story-writer, and founder of Cold Mountain Review, honored with App State roleSee notice of new book at Washington & Lee U.fROM PRESS RELEASEBOONE—Writer R.T. (Rod) Smith has been named the 2015-16 Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor in Creative Writing at Appalachian State University. Smith will lead an eight-week colloquium during fall semester for students in Appalachian’s creative writing…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
Raymond W. Russell updated an event

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
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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
Raymond W. Russell posted an event

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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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
Raymond W. Russell updated 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 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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