The Liars Bench:
An Authentic Traditional Southern Appalachian Storytelling, Music, Poetry, Dramatic, and Folk Arts Live Variety Show
The Liars Bench, WNC’s live variety show plays City Lights Bookstore Sat., March 12, 7 p.m. for the show’s eleventh time.
Featured tellers are: Marion Jones, Jack Parris, Gary…Continue
Added by Rob Neufeld on February 28, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
I've just learned that Remembering, a true-story about "Decoration Day" has won the Denny Plattner Award. Thank you Appalachian Heritage, Berea, and everyone who enjoyed my contribution.
Added by Renea Winchester on February 27, 2011 at 3:05pm — No Comments
We are again offering Summer Book Camps for ages 9-11. Please visit our website at www.fountainheadbookstore.com for a full list of available camps (they start on June 13th), how to sign up, and what a typical camp day is like.
Our Harry Potter camp is already filling up fast. We have lots of fun planned and are very excited about camp. I'm not sure who'll…Continue
Added by The Fountainhead Bookstore on February 23, 2011 at 12:54pm — No Comments
I Would Swear People are Stealing My Ideas and Putting them on TV and the Movies!
Have you ever worried that by sending your manuscript to contests, various publications, theaters (if you’re a playwright), and even just colleagues you pretty much trust, you are exposing your ideas to theft? Has it occurred to you that anybody who reads your work, however honest they are, might, after a little while, forget they’d read it and start thinking it was their own idea, or, more…Continue
The First annual Asheville Poetry Review Reading Series, sponsored by Biltmore Farms, features three noted poets, Fri. Mar. 25, 7 p.m., Hilton Hotel, Biltmore Park.
Admission is free. Call 209-2000.
WILLIAM PITT ROOT, author of…
Added by Rob Neufeld on February 19, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments
The Muses has been a landmark to readers throughout the region for 40+ years. Owned by a mother daughter team, Shirley Sprinkle and Kelly Treiber, readers could depend on their evaluations and recommendations about what to read. Someone working in the store has always read every book on their shelves.
Alas, independent bookstores such as theirs are disappearing.
The Muses will host a booksigning for my new book, MISS DOROTHY AND HER BOOKMOBILE…Continue
Added by Gloria Houston on February 13, 2011 at 11:31pm — No Comments
Several people who have read my novel, Homunculus, have commented that they were disturbed by it. Although they said it apologetically to be nice, I'm glad they were disturbed, and just sorry that some people who do make reading a part of their lives nevertheless have a mental list of places they "don't want to go."
Homunculus is about the effect of career-related frustrations on the libido and marriage of a couple when one day the stressed-out…Continue
Added by Jerry Stubblefield on February 10, 2011 at 12:01pm — No Comments
I'll be in Hendersonville, NC from 6-9PM for the festivities. They'll have some of my books there and I'll sign them and etc, but this isn't "my" event- it's all about Books and Art and Music!
Red Step Kelli Redmond is hoping for high attendance at Red Step Artworks this Saturday for our 3yr Anniversary Party and the Grand Opening of our sister... Joy of Books! Festivities, including, book signing, painting demos, live music, refreshments and adult beverages from 6-9pm…Continue
Added by Kathryn Magendie on February 5, 2011 at 11:45am — No Comments