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Citizen science author in Asheville April 6

Eco author in Asheville April 6 Citizen science can foster earth-saving policies Journalist Mary Ellen Hannibal, author of Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction, speaks at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 6 in conversation with Mallory McDuff, Warren Wilson…See More
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Appalachian Authors Book Signing and Reading at Historic Carson House

April 8, 2017 from 10am to 3pm
Julia Nunnally Duncan will be a featured author and reader at the Appalachian Authors  Book Signing and Reading to be held at the Historic Carson House on Saturday, April 8 from 10-3. She will debut her new poetry collection A Part of Me. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.See More
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2012 Award Winner for Literature -- Gary Neil Carden

A literature and drama teacher turned storyteller, Gary Neil Carden is an award winning playwright whose tales are informed by mountain life in North Carolin...
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Stories of Asheville's homeless

History of Asheville’s homeless: humanity on trialby Rob NeufeldPHOTO CAPTION: Jim Parton and Kirk Faulkner, two homeless men at A-Hope, where Jim is getting help finding housing and Kirk is making job connections.  Photo, 2017, by Rob Neufeld.“I admire my daddy more than any other human on…See More
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Writers at Home at Malaprops at Malaprops

March 19, 2017 from 3pm to 5pm
A.K. Benninghofen, Lockie Hunter and Beth Keefauver will offer a free reading at the next installment of the Writers at Home series, presented by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP), at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood Street in Asheville. This monthly series of free readings is hosted by GSWP director and novelist Tommy Hays.See More
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Reading by Poet Bianca Spriggs at Three Top Room, Plemmons Student Union, App State University

March 30, 2017 from 7:30pm to 8:45pm
A reading by poet, multi-genre artist, and core member of the Affrilachian Poets Bianca Spriggs in the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State. Spriggs will also present a craft talk from 12:30-1:45 in the Price Lake Room of the Plemmons Student Union. Free admission.For more info, see the press release http://www.news.appstate.edu/2017/03/06/bianca-spriggs/Parking info is at parking.appstate.edu.…See More
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Hester

HESTER      Growing up in Asheville,  N.C. in the 50’s and 60’s seemed, at the time, to be filled with a rhythm of adventure and strange encounters sprinkled with an assortment of particularly interesting and somewhat odd characters. One of those persons who fascinated me as a child was my father’s friend “Hester. “       My dad was about as straight an arrow as anyone could find. He seemed to a preadolescent, somewhat indolent son, frankly boring. Looking back from a perspective of 70 years, I…See More
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African-American musicians in Asheville

African-American musicians flourished in Asheville neighborhoodsby Rob NeufeldPHOTO CAPTION: The Outcasts, the state’s Battle of the Bands winner in 1979, included: (kneeling l to r) Edward Stout, saxophonist; Darriel Jones, drummer; (seated) Patricia McAfee, vocalist; (standing l to r) Marvin Seabrooks, trombonist; Mike…See More
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Blind Man's Bluff

According to the Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore, the game Blind Man's Bluff is as old as the 16th Century. It was a game I never liked playing as a kid. I was always afraid someone would get hurt-namely me! Its one of those games that makes grown-ups yell things like "Somebodys going to…See More
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Bob Plott replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Hunters and Plott hounds
"Thanks for sharing this Rob--and the book plug too. I have never seen this photo before. I have several others from the 1942 article, but this was a new one. The man on the truck looking down is WWII hero Little George Plott--who I profiled in my…"
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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 www.fountainheadbookstore.com

 

 

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, mcthebookmechanic.com. 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…

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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…

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

http://mattiesmysteries.blogspot.com

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…

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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…

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

Rose & Thorn Journal is now live!

Rose & Thorn Journalspring…

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

Warren Wilson College MFA students win fellowships

TWO WWC MFA GRADUATES RECEIVE STEGNER FELLOWSHIPS AT STANFORD



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…

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

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