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Interview with Gail Godwin about Grief Cottage

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Ellington in Asheville--a survey

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Connie Regan-Blake updated an event

A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories at Black Mountain Center for the Arts

April 21, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm, join nationally celebrated storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she hosts her "Taking the Stage" workshop participants, for an enchanting evening of storytelling in picturesque Black Mountain, NC. You'll enjoy a variety of stories and storytelling styles featuring tellers Jane O Cunningham from Rome, GA; Gabriele Marewski from Black Mountain, NC; Christine Phillips Westfeldt - Fairview,…See More
Glenda Council Beall posted a blog post

Writers Circle around the Table

We are located in Hayesville, NC. In April we begin our new season with outstanding Poet Mike James. Mike will read at Writers' Night Out in Blairsville, GA on Friday evening April 13. On Saturday, April 14, he will teach a class at my studio.Formally SpeakingThis class will focus on different types of traditional poetic forms such as the sonnet, the villanelle, and the sestina, and will also include other verse forms such as erasures, found poems, prose poems, and last poems.Contact Glenda…See More
Mar 12
Caroline McIntyre posted an event

Rachel Carson, Silent Spring Chautauqua History Alive at UNC Asheville, OLLI Reuters Center, Manheimer Room

April 15, 2018 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Step inside the revolutionary book, Silent Spring as its author Rachel Carson reveals the reckless destruction of our living world. Written more than 55 years ago Silent Spring inspired the Environmental Movement and has never been out of print. And now you have a chance to ask the author, Rachel Carson, how this came to be. But these aren’t just performances. They’re a chance to step into Living History – to ask questions and go one on one with a women whose books shaped our country and our…See More
Mar 7
Lynn Hamilton-Rutherford posted blog posts
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Lynn Hamilton-Rutherford commented on Glenda Council Beall's photo

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"She looks like I look in my imagination right before I've had my coffee ... relaxed, bothered (by something, anything) and fully aware that I'm almost, but not quite, the center of the universe ... a feeling that quickly fades after that…"
Mar 4
Lynn Hamilton-Rutherford replied to Kathryn Stripling Byer's discussion Mary Adams's new chapbook COMMANDMENT
"This is so perfect ... the thought of every woman, who KNOWS what the men are thinking!  But now at least we have an idea! This makes me happy in a sad, lovely sort of way!"
Mar 4
Lynn Hamilton-Rutherford posted a photo

Mom in Her Writing Nook ...

She was working on the "About the Authors" section of "Echoes Across the Blue Ridge" when I captured this one morning. Though you can't see it, her coffee cup was within gentle reach that morning. Roxie is at her feet.
Mar 4
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Glenda Council Beall posted a photo

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Lexie likes to sleep in the sunshine even on cold days.
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Latest non-fiction book

In 1945 Indiana prohibited marriage between a white person and anyone with more than one-eighth "Negro blood." Yet Daniel (black) and Anna (white) gave up family, friends, and eventually even country to create a life together. Their 42-year marriage…
Feb 5
Nancy Werking Poling replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Bent Creek, the 4-part story
"Rob, Thanks for putting this into one document. I've been following the narrative in the Citizen-Times. I find it an added resource for my next writing project. In 1910 my husband's grandfather (1866-1947) showed up in Missouri and said…"
Feb 5
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Lee Ann Brown replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Writer Olive Dargan rises from obscurity
"Great Article!  Heart wrenching about her destroyed manuscripts and letters and notes but I will look for more of Olive Dargan!     Lee Ann Brown"
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Rap Monster posted a blog post


Focusing on the aftermath of the 2008 Financial Crisis, The Bang Bang Brokers tells the story of a hedge fund manager (based on a composite of real life traders) who got rich off of predicting the subprime fallout. His guilt and suicidal impulses lead him to a chance meeting with a Latino Gang, headed by small time weed dealer Ramon (Erik Michael Estrada). In hopes that Ramon will kill him in exchange for the favor, Rolley (played by Donihue) robs a rival Black Gang, earning the pair a ton of…See More
Feb 4

April 2011 Blog Posts (10)

Deadline Approaching

The Deadline for signing up for any of the Summer Book Camps 2011 at The Fountainhead Bookstore is May 27th.

These camps are for children ages 9-11, and each camp is based on a fun "Tween" book.  The Harry Potter camp only has 4 spaces left.  For a full list of available camps, visit our website



Added by The Fountainhead Bookstore on April 28, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments

McIlvoy, Hale, and Prudowsky at Posana

McIlvoy, Hale, and Prudowsky read May 2 at Posana

Kevin Mcllvoy, Christine Hale, and Mark Prudowsky will read fiction, memoir, and poetry, respectively, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the back room at Posana's Café, 1 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville.   The reading is free and open to the public.

Kevin McIlvoy offers book editing through his website, He is an adjunct faculty member for the Warren Wilson… Continue

Added by Rob Neufeld on April 26, 2011 at 10:56am — No Comments

Mixed media master at BookWorks April 28

Doug Beube, a mixed-media artist working in bookworks, collage, sculpture and photography, talks at BookWorks in West Asheville, April 28 at 6pm

Since 1993, he has been curator of a private collection in New York City…


Added by Rob Neufeld on April 25, 2011 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Wendy Dingwall of Boone writes travel mystery

NC Publisher Writes New Travel Mystery


Boone resident and CEO of Canterbury House Publishing, Wendy Dingwall, launches her debut novel, the first in a series, Hera’s Revenge: An Yvonne Suarez Travel Mystery.


The public is invited to meet Ms. Dingwall at Barnes & Noble, 3 South Tunnel Road, May 5th from 5-7pm.


Christy Tillery French, reviewer for Midwest Book Reviews, and author of the…


Added by Rob Neufeld on April 23, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Thought you might like to take a run over to my new fun blog, where the narrative is posted by my main character, the troublemaker Mattie.  She's already had a few comments added to make it look as if she's a real, live person . . . but then, maybe she is.

Mary A. Berger

Added by Mary A. Berger on April 18, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Back in the classroom again

I’ll be back in the classroom beginning May 14 for a series of workshops on Technology for Writers, which I’m offering on behalf of the Atlanta Writers Club.

The first workshop will focus on the nuts and bolts of file management. We’ll cover file names, folder structure, revisions, archiving and organization under the umbrella theme “If You Can’t Find It, You Don’t Own It.”

Future sessions will cover the writer’s bookshelf (a guide to reference and source materials), software…


Added by Ray Bearfield on April 17, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Cherokee pottery book by Anna Fariello

WCU's Fariello writes book on pottery from Cherokee


Anna Fariello, associate research professor at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library and director of the craft revival project, has completed a new book , “Cherokee Pottery.”


The book traces the designs and patterns of Cherokee pottery as they have developed.  The 160-page book, published in March by History Press, contains both archival and new images…


Added by Rob Neufeld on April 15, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Rose & Thorn Journal is now live!

Rose & Thorn Journalspring…


Added by Kathryn Magendie on April 15, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Warren Wilson College MFA students win fellowships


Helen Hooper, a January 2009 graduate in fiction, and Chiyuma Elliott, a January 2010 graduate in poetry, are among the 10 writers recently named as recipients of two-year Wallace Stegner Fellowships at Stanford University for 2011-2013, which includes a living stipend of $26,000 a year.

Fellows are regarded as working artists, intent upon practicing and perfecting their craft. There are no curricular… Continue

Added by Rob Neufeld on April 11, 2011 at 9:06pm — No Comments

Sunday with Rich Krevolin

I spent an incredible eight hours Sunday with a wonderful group of writers and Richard Krevolin, a successful author of screenplays and stageplays who also teaches screenwriting at USC and UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television.

He has a gift for imparting an awareness of the need for commercial success…


Added by Ray Bearfield on April 4, 2011 at 1:40pm — No Comments

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