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…Continue
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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…Continue
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NATIONAL PARK SERVICE TO MARK GRAVES OF IMMORTAL SIX HUNDRED AT FORT PULASKI, GA
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The Liars Bench:
An Authentic Traditional Southern Appalachian Storytelling, Music, Poetry, Dramatic, and Folk Arts Live Variety Show
The Liars Bench, WNC’s live variety show plays City Lights Bookstore Sat., March 12, 7 p.m. for the show’s eleventh time.
Featured tellers are: Marion Jones, Jack Parris, Gary…Continue
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The First annual Asheville Poetry Review Reading Series, sponsored by Biltmore Farms, features three noted poets, Fri. Mar. 25, 7 p.m., Hilton Hotel, Biltmore Park.
Admission is free. Call 209-2000.
WILLIAM PITT ROOT, author of…
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Laura Hope-Gill's Poetry and John Fletcher Jr.'s Photographs UNCA's Ramsey Library
UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library will present the collaborative work of poet Laura Hope-Gill and photographer John Fletcher Jr. during the month of February. An exhibit of their paired poems and photos will be on view in Ramsey Library's Blowers Gallery from February 1-28. Hope-Gill and Fletcher will also present a slideshow and poetry…Continue
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WAYNE CALDWELL AT THOMAS WOLFE MEMORIAL MARCH 6
The Western North Carolina Historical Association and the Thomas Wolfe Memorial present Wayne Caldwell and Silas Wright at the Memorial, March 6, 2-4 pm. Caldwell, whose novel, Requiem of Fire, was the winner of the 2010 Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award appears in tandem with Stephen Woody, whose grandfather served as a model for Silas Wright, a main character in the…Continue
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A History of North Carolina Wine: From Scuppernong to Syrah by Alexia Jones Helsley (History Press trade paper, July 2010, 126 pages, $19.99))Continue
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Writer's Workshop Winter Writing Classes
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Long-Awaited Cherokee History Book Published, Book Signing at Museum
The long-awaited new…Continue
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Postmark deadline: January 5 (annual)
The Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition encourages the creation of lasting nonfiction work that is outside the realm of…
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22st ANNUAL MEMOIRS COMPETITION
Guidelines: Submit a memoir of 4,000 words or less.…
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UNC Asheville's Holly Iglesias Awarded Prestigious NEA Literature Fellowship
This just in from UNCA
Holly Iglesias, poet, translator and lecturer in UNC Asheville's Master of Liberal Arts Program, has been awarded a prestigious Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Iglesias is the only North Carolinian and one of only 42 poets chosen nationally to receive the $25,000 fellowship for 2011. The NEA received…Continue
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On Dec. 11, The Museum of the Cherokee Indian teaches visitors how to create white oak baskets (9 a.m. to noon) and stamped pottery bowls (1 to 4 p.m.) The workshops, led by master artists Ramona Lossie and Bernadine George, members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, cost $50 each, plus materials…Continue
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Bathanti honored by N.C. Literary and Historical Association
Joseph R. Bathanti has received the Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry from the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association. Bathanti is a professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of English and co-director of the creative writing program there.
The award was presented for…
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The 2010 Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award goes to Wayne Caldwell’s…Continue
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New book: Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth by Mallory McDuff
The book, hardcover, published by Oxford University Press, 240 pages, came out August 2010.
It features examples of how congregations are integrating the environment into their traditional ministries, from…
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