VIDA: Women in Literary Arts has posted its 2011 breakdown of men vs. women publishing in and being reviewed by major magazines. Review the bleak statistics here:
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The newest title form Star Route Books, Show Me, Rosie! - Missouri’s working women in the Second World War will make its debut in March at the State Conference of the Missouri State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (MSSDAR).…Continue
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GREAT SPORTING QUOTES--NEW BOOK BY CASADA AND SPORTING CLASSIC MAGAZINE
Passages: The Greatest Quotations from Sporting Literature:
A compilation of wisdom and wit from the world of the outdoors. Published as part of the celebration of Sporting Classics magazine’s 30th anniversary,
The excerpts were chosen by co-editors Chuck Wechsler, the Editor and Publisher of Sporting Classics, and Jim Casada, the magazine’s Editor at…Continue
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C.B. Cole at City Lights with coming-of-age story
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We've changed Rose & Thorn Journal to a semi-annual (2x a year) journal. Our spring issue will go live May 15, and our fall November 15. There's more detail, plus our Back Story series, on our R&T Blog.
We've also added a new Art Gallery- our new Art…Continue
Am loving the new look here on our pages at The Read!
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WNC HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION CIVIL WAR LECTURE SERIES
The WNC Historical Association, NC Center for Creative Retirement, and the Zebulon Baird Vance Birthplace State Historic Site are co-sponsoring a three-part lecture series on the Civil War In The Mountains. The speakers are some of the most distinguished scholars on Appalachian history. Topics for the series are loosely based on subjects covered in John Inscoe's War, Race and Remembrance.
This final lecture…
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“No names carved for the Native Guards,” Trethewey muses in her poem, “Elegy for the Native Guards.” She’s thinking about the African American soldiers who had held the Federal fort and POW prison on Ship Island, off the coast of…Continue
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For her sixth novel, “Washed in the Blood,” Kingsport, Tenn.-raised author Lisa Alther explores Melungeon heritage in a multi-generational saga.
Microsoft Word spellcheck does not recognize the word, “Melungeon,” but to people in Appalachia, it reaches deep into interracial history.
Building from “Kinflicks,” her…Continue
New edition from NC Archives & History covers history through 2008
Originally published in 1992, A…Continue
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February's Coffee with the Poet features Pat Riviere-Seel, a friend who graced my poetry class in the Great Smokies Writing Workshop several years ago. Pat has become a vibrant presence in our North Carolina Literary community, offer her talents and her time to her readers and the literary organizations that help draw us all together. Please join us at City Lights Bookstore on Feb. 16 at 10:30 to meet Pat and listen to her read and talk about her work. Our gatherings are always informal and,…Continue
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Award-winning Arts Writer Eleanor Heartney to Speak about Contemporary Art and Women Artists
in Cullowhee, March 5; Asheville…Continue
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Liars Bench Presents Benefit Performances Of “Coy” At WCUs Mountain
The “Dramatic performance of “Coy” to be centerpiece of two Liars Bench benefit shows.”
Gary Carden of The Liars Bench, a two-year old program featuring authentic traditional Southern Appalachian storytelling, music, poetry, and drama, has announced that the show's
February performances will be a benefit for the…
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Natasha Trethewey to Read at UNC Asheville
from UNCA press release
Natasha Trethewey, one of America’s most acclaimed poets and a compelling speaker, reads and talks in UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall, 7 p.m. Thurs. Feb. 23, . This event is free and open to the public.
Trethewey won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Native Guard (2006, Houghton Mifflin). The title poem of this collection recalls one…Continue
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3267 Bee Cave Road, Suite 107-380
Austin, Texas 78746-6700
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|Our next Juniper Bends Reading will be on Friday February 10 at 7pm at Downtown Books and News with readings by:
Kate Zambreno (whose novel Green Girl was recently released by Emergency Press…
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