Learn about the Community Read of Ron Rash's Serena.
See samples of the Reader's Guide, with many specal features.
Mountain Lit is a community-based agency that supports and promotes writers and reading in Western North Carolina. It has many partners and Advisory Writers.
Inspire reading in the region through creative programs.
Create a strong media presence for writers and cultural organizations in the region.
Help make Western North Carolina a literary destination.
Maintain a network and information source for readers, writers, and cultural groups in the region.
WNC Community Read—annual region-wide book picks; with a wide range of programs. The fall/winter 2011 book is Serena by Ron Rash.
Book Discussion X—a bi-monthly discussion at Battery Park Book Exchange in the Grove Arcade, Asheville.
20 Minutes with Ron Rash and " Serena"--a video.
Word & icon--a program being brought into a school system with help from a civic club (being developed, with funding).
Immersion in WNC Literature--a talk illustrating the region's literature, from the Cherokee to the present day.
Online magazine and social network—The Read on WNC at TheReadonWNC.ning.com.
LEVELS OF MEMBERSHIP
There are various levels of membership, including one that involves no support payment. You are already enjoying some of the benefits by being on "The Read"!
See Member Info.
For more information, contact Rob Neufeld, Director, Mountain Lit, at RNeufeld@charter.net; through this social network; or with a call to (828) 505-1973.
Thank you for your participation!