Bellday Books announces the new Bellday Poetry Prize contest
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2012
CONTEST FINAL JUDGE: RAE ARMANTROUT
Rae Armantrout has published 10 books of poetry, including her most recent book, Money Shot (2011), and Versed (2009), which won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award. Her work is widely anthologized and appears in…
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Check out my new e-book! It's called Brushstrokes of Intrigue: http://deansden.net/timjosephs/?page_id=353
Added by Tim Josephs on October 27, 2011 at 5:11pm — No Comments
Make Your Mark Publishing will soon release my next book titled:Stress-free Marketing: Practical Advice for the Newly Published Author. …Continue
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On Terrell Garren's Civil War forum--the finding of three allegedly Union mountaineers
Chivous Omar Bradley shared his research of his ancestors, J. Willis Bradley and Elias Alexander Bradley, first cousins from Buncombe County, and members of Co. K, 4th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry, Union Army.
J. Wills, Terrell Garren discovered, had first enlisted in the in the 39th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, CSA as a volunteer, fought in some battles,…Continue
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Expanded Store Hours
The holiday season is just around the corner.... As of October 1st we are staying open until 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
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I am applying for a master's class in nonfiction writing at the conference in Asheville.My writing can only get better, right?!
I hope I get in!
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On Sat. Nov.12th, The Fountainhead Bookstore hosts its first ever Teen Book Bash!
"After Bookapalooza, we had many requests from parents and teens alike, to do something similar for young adults," bookstore owner Valerie Welbourn says, "and thus the Teen Book Bash was born."
A limited number of tickets will…Continue
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My Plea for Humanist History
I write this with some urgency. I had immersed myself in some controversial local history in my history column in the Citizen-Times, Oct. 10, got a critical response, and took the opportunity in today's column, for the first time, to explain why I feel a humanist approach to history is so important. (See links below.)
I had titled my column, “Why I write about Gov. Aycock the way I…Continue
Several of Horace Kephart's books have never been out of print since they were first published in the early 1900s. Now Great Smoky Mountains…Continue
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Shine by WNC-born author Lauren Myracle is in the news. Who wants to talk about it? Look it over and let's discuss.
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Wayne Caldwell leads the discussion of his book “Cataloochee”.
Montreat Community Book Club invites the public to join the book discussion led by Wayne Caldwell of his novel, “Cataloochee,” Oct. 25, 3 p.m. in Bell Library at Montreat College. “Cataloochee” is a slice of southern Americana told in the classic tradition of Flannery O’Conner and William Faulkner.
Caldwell’s novel is placed in post- Civil War Appalachia and portrays the…Continue
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Revolution in Western North Carolina is focus of "A Passel of Hate"
A civil war raged through the western Carolinas 231 years ago when brother fought brother and neighbor fought neighbor in a struggle for national independence. In a newly published historical novel of the 1780 Kings Mountain campaign, Polk County resident Joe Epley brings that era to life.
Much of the book’s action takes place locally and details events…Continue
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The “Broad River Review” Welcomes Submissions for Spring 2012 Issue
Journal Showcases Original Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Cover Art
The “Broad River Review” is calling for submissions of original poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction for its Spring 2012 issue. Visual artists are also encouraged to submit samples for possible cover art. The submission postmark deadline is Nov. 1,…Continue
Added by Kasey Boston on October 12, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments
Asheville Bookfest October 22 1-4 p.m. Reuter Terrace Pack Square Park Downtown. www.ashevillebookfest.com
If you're interested in exhibiting contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 828-277-0998. Tables are $40.00 per, and you can share with another author.
This used to be WNC Publishers and Authors Expo. It also used to be indoors. Join us after at 6 p.m. at Grateful Steps Publishing House and Bookshop for refreshment and a…Continue
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The Liars Bench presents southern Appalachian fright tales at WCUs Mountain Heritage Center.
Thurs., Oct. 20, 7 p.m., The Liars Bench, a popular, acclaimed storytelling program, presents “Haints, Boogers, and Belled Buzzards” at WCUs Mountain Heritage Center auditorium. Member artists Gary Carden, Lloyd Arneach,
Barbara Duncan, Paul Iarussi; guest artist William Ritter; and at least one mystery guest perform Southern Appalachian 'scary' in…
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You asked for submissions from anyone from the Confederate Junior Reserves....I shook my Family Tree and this fell out:
Confederate 1 Battalion Junior Reserve N.C.
Pvt, Co A, Reserve Force, Junior Class, Age 17 years
Appears on Company Muster-in Roll of the organization named above. Roll Dated Asheville, June 11, 1864,
Mustered in date June 11, 1864
When April 30,…Continue
Added by Susan Lee Anderson on October 3, 2011 at 3:49pm — No Comments
Just learned that Library Journal has named Naked and Hungry as one of nearly 200 “promising debut novels” in their semi-annual list of recommendations for library collections. And it’s just one of five N.C. novels to make the list. It’s mentioned on their website and October print issue. Read more.
I was thrilled with this…Continue
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