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Cherokee and WNC music and dance events

Two Big Cultural Events in December in Hendersonville & Ashevillefrom press releaseThe Center for Cultural Preservation, WNC’s cultural history and documentary film center, presents, Cherokee Music and Dance on Thursday, December 7, 7 p.m., Blue Ridge Community College’s Thomas Auditorium.  Tickets are $5. The screening of A Great American Tapestry will be held on December 2, 2 p.m., at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Reuter Center, UNC Asheville.  Tickets for that event are…See More
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Nov 9
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Battery Park Hill through the ages

Battery Park through the Years by Rob NeufeldPHOTO CAPTIONS: 1) Present-day view of Battery Park Apartments from…See More
Nov 6
Mark de Castrique posted a blog post
Oct 13
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Dave Minneman, heroic portrait

Dave Minneman and a sense of justiceby Rob NeufeldPHOTO CAPTION: Dave Minneman doing research at Pack Memorial Library.  Photo by author.            “One of the biggest things I did as a kid, in order to escape my father,” Asheville resident Dave Minneman says of his 1960s and 70s rural Indiana childhood, “was…See More
Oct 8
Julia Nunnally Duncan posted an event

Julia Nunnally Duncan at MACA Authors' Booth

October 14, 2017 from 9:30am to 1:30pm
Julia Nunnally Duncan will be signing her new books A Part of Me and A Place That Was Home at the Mountain Glory Festival in downtown Marion on Saturday, October 14, from 9:30-1:30. She will be located at the MACA Authors' booth on Main Street.See More
Oct 7
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Sample 8 Great Smokies Writers at Malaprop’s, Oct. 15

Writers in UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP)read atMalaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 3 p.m., Sun.,Oct. 15 Elizabeth Lutyens, editor of the GSWP’s Great Smokies Review, leads the Prose Master Class and will host the reading. ·        Ellen Carr, who works in the financial industry, will read excerpts from her novel of uneasy relationships, Unmanned. ·        Sarah Carter, an artist and photographer who will publish an excerpt of her novel, Jolene, Joe-Pye,…See More
Oct 6
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Ellington in Asheville--a survey

The Douglas Ellington effect: An Appreciationby Rob NeufeldIMAGE: Douglas Ellington’s original drawing for a City Hall-County Courthouse Art Deco complex.            “Dear Douglas,” Kenneth Ellington wrote his brother, the 38-year old Pittsburgh architect, on May 6, 1925, “I know things are…See More
Oct 6
Mark de Castrique posted a blog post

How To Kill Your Reader

Danger is a crucial element in a mystery novel. A killer is on the loose and no one is safe. But sometimes the killer can be the writer, and the victim, the reader.I'm talking about when the author turns into a preacher and the story becomes a sermon. Now I am not against using a mystery novel for social commentary. Writing doesn't happen in a moral vacuum, and, after all, isn't a mystery a morality play? As fellow North Carolina author Margaret Maron said there is no topic that can't be dealt…See More
Oct 5
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Hidden Scars - A Sam Blackman Mystery

Sam Blackman and Nakayla Robertson investigate a 70-year-old death that unleashes a killer.
Oct 3
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Black Mountain College as Backdrop for Mystery

My new book, HIDDEN SCARS, is released Oct 3rd.  D.G. Martin notes the star of the story is Black Mountain College.  http://chapelboro.com/town-square/columns/one-on-one/one-one-lost-college-still-shinesSee More
Oct 3
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Upcoming book--Sacred Sites for Secular Times

Sacred Sites for Secular Times: 50 Commemorative Experiences in Western North Carolina by Rob Neufeld              Among the many sites dedicated to history, there are some—both overbooked and overlooked—that provide full and moving experiences.  They involve a physical component, connecting to landscape; an imaginative one, entering other times and minds; and an interactive one, maintaining relevance.             The entries in this book help create full experiences through descriptive…See More
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Aim for Beauty

In honor of my blog Plant Whatever Brings You Joy's 10th Blogiversary I've posted a chapter from my book Plant Whatever Brings You Joy: Blessed Wisdom from the Garden. This particular chapter was also excerpted in Fairview's GreenPrints magazine, which was greatly appreciated. Read more here: http://plantwhateverbringsyoujoy.com/aim-for-beauty/…See More
Sep 11

Who Publishes WNC Writers

Publishers who have published WNC authors recently

Links to publisher websites and other information will be added shortly.

Algonquin (Workman)
Lee Smith
Robert Morgan

Arcadia
Michael Beadle Rob Neufeld
Randolph Preston Shaffner
Mary McPhail Standaert and Joseph Standaert

Author House
Charles Blount

Bell Bridge Books
Kathryn Magendie
See publisher profile on The Read.

Black Heron Press
Jerry Stubblefield

Books Books Books
Fran Vance Clemons

Boyds Mill Press—Wordsong
Allan Wolf

Brave Ulysses
Cecil Bothwell

Bright Mountain Books
Gloria Houston
Lou Harshaw
Cabins & Castles reissue

Candlewick Press
Allan Wolf

Canterbury House Publishing
Rose Senehi
Lin Stepp

Cool Springs Press
Peter Loewer

CreateSpace
Joe Perrone
Cecil Bothwell

Crown (Random House)
Neal Thompson

Dell (Random House--Bantam)
Vicki Lane

Frederic C. Beil
Charles Price

Fulcrum
MariJo Moore

Globe Pequot
Joe Elliston and Kent Priestley

Grateful Steps
Simone Lipscomb

Green Ridge Books
Flatiron Writers

HarperCollins—Ecco
Ron Rash

HarperCollins—Harper mass market
Hal McDonald

Hilltop Publications
Robin Spencer Lattimore

History Press
George Ellison
Rob Neufeld
Bob Plott
Stephanie Burt Williams

IUniverse
Kendall Hale

Infinity Publishing
Susan Barringer Wells

John F. Blair
Randy Russell
Peter Barr
Cindy Horrell Ramsey

Land of Sky Books
Bob Terrell

Little, Brown
Tony Earley

Livingston Press (University of West Alabama)
Christine Hale

Lobster Press
Howard Hangar

Main Street Rag
Glenis Redmond
Pat Riviere-Seel

March Street Press
Julia Nunnally Duncan

McFarland Books
Marie Bartlett
Michael Dow Burkhead
Nan K. Chase
Marita Garin

Milestone Press
Danny Bernstein

North Carolina Office of Archives and History
Michael Hill
Harley E. Jolley

Norton
Tim Barnwell

Ohio University Press
Linda Tate

Overmountain Press
Larry Thacker
Sherry Austin

Parkway Publishers
Julia Ebel

Pecan Grove Press
David Hopes

Penguin—Berkley
Angela Dove

Permanent Press
Christopher Brookhouse

Press 53
John Ehle
Perry Deane Young

PublishAmerica
Jack Joseph Prather
Sarah Williams

Random House
Wayne Caldwell
Charles Frazier
Gail Godwin
Rob Neufeld (as editor)

Random House—Bantam
Sarah Addison Allen

Reminiscing Books
Karen Clinard and Richard Russell

Renegade Planets
MariJo Moore

Reprint Company
Jean Boone Benfield
Terry Garren

St. Martin’s Press
Tommy Hays

Trafford
Frederick Bryson

University of Georgia Press
John Lane

University of New Mexico Press
Robert Conley

University of North Carolina Press
Georgann Eubanks
Barbara Duncan
Jim Gasque and Jim Cassada
Dan Pierce

University of Oklahoma Press
Robert Conley

University of South Carolina Press
Thomas Wolfe
Ted Mitchell

University of Tennessee Press
Bruce Stewart
Lynn Salsi

Vantage
Naomi P. Bastow

Viking
Ann B. Ross

Wiley
Howard Covington

Wind Publications
Thomas Rain Crowe

Writers Digest
Keith Flynn

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Comment by Lynn Salsi on March 27, 2011 at 12:52pm
Please also add Lynn Salsi under Arcadia, The History Press, Forza Renea Editions, and Callaway Editions/Simon and Schuster

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