Incompetence of the Town of Smithfield
Smithfield is a small community that is a nice quiet place to relax, play and live. Our town was incorporated on February 29, 1840 making it "Maine's only Leap Year Town". There are many things that make this town an enjoyable place, but lately the people hired in the town office have made it a difficult place to live. Specifically the selectmen Richard A. Moore, Dale M. Churchill, and Justin S. Furbush have chosen to neglect their responsibilities…
Added by Doris Anne Beaulieu on March 28, 2014 at 10:56pm — No Comments
Finalists for Young LIons Award--Authors Younger Than 36
The New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award is a $10,000 prize awarded each spring to a writer age 35 or younger for a novel or a collection of short stories.
Established in 2001, this annual award recognizes the work of young authors and celebrates their accomplishments publicly, making a difference in their lives as they continue to build their…Continue
Added by Rob Neufeld on March 27, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Excerpt from my novel, JHATOR, published by The Black Mountain Press.
Added by Christine Lajewski on March 22, 2014 at 11:39am — No Comments
Cherokee Cultural Center in Hayesville to be dedicated
from press release
The Clay County Communities Revitalization Association (CCCRA) has established the Quanassee Path: A Cherokee History Trail, highlighting five Cherokee-related sites in Hayesville.
One of the stops along the 2-mile trail is Moss Memorial Library, where a section of the library has become the Cherokee Cultural Center. A Cherokee Preservation…Continue
Added by Rob Neufeld on March 20, 2014 at 9:31pm — No Comments
Arthur C. Clarke Award 2014
The contenders for winners of the U.K. Award for best science fiction ar e:
God’s War by Kameron Hurley (Del Rey)…Continue
Added by Rob Neufeld on March 20, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Recipients of the National Book Critic Circle Awards
announced Mar. 14, 2014
See fuller account of awards.
Frank Bidart, “Metaphysical Dog” (Farrar,…
Added by Rob Neufeld on March 17, 2014 at 2:15pm — No Comments
Cherokee Dance Group, Warriors of AniKituhwa, to Perform March 25 at UNC Asheville
The Warriors of AniKituhwa, a Cherokee dance group and the official cultural ambassadors for the Tribal Council of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, perform in UNC Asheville’s Main Quad, at 12:30 p.m., Tues., March 25. Their performance is free and open to the public.
Four traditional dances, history,…Continue
Added by Rob Neufeld on March 17, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
Last fall Sherman Alexie launched the Indies First movement and encouraged authors to support their local indies by handselling books on Small Business Saturday. Now as part of the celebration of the 95th annual Children's Book Week (May 12–18), the Children's Book Council, Every Child a Reader (the organization that runs CBW), and the American Booksellers Association are launching an Indies First Storytime Day on Saturday, May 17.
Local and regional authors and illustrators…Continue
Added by Spellbound on March 1, 2014 at 2:54pm — No Comments