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Ellington in Asheville--a survey

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Dave Minneman, heroic portrait

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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
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Dom Flemons legendary musician at BRCC Jan 25

Dom Flemons, Grammy Award Winning Banjo Player, Jan. 25Dom Flemons, legendary banjo player and co-founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops performs 7 p.m., January 25th, at Blue Ridge Community College’s Thomas Auditorium.The show is the latest “Keeping the Fires Burning” series, produced by The Center for Cultural Preservation to celebrates the heroes of Southern Appalachian culture.Dom awakened Americans to the rich African-American roots tradition that informed old-time and bluegrass…See More
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African-American music in Asheville

Asheville's African-American music meccaby 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 Steele, saxophonist;…See More
Jan 15
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Connie Regan-Blake posted an event

Explore the Landscapes of Story & Telling in 6 Weekly Sessions at Lenoir Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies Asheville

January 24, 2018 at 10am to February 28, 2018 at 12pm
Explore the Landscapes of Story & Telling in 6 SessionsIt’s winter and Connie Regan-Blake is excited to offer a new learning opportunity to warm-up your storytelling voice and creativity!  Join her in Asheville at Lenoir-Rhyne University (36 Montford Ave) on Wednesday mornings 10:00 am – 12:00pm for six story-work sessions.  This weekly format allows for your…See More
Jan 8
Susan Weinberg posted an event

Reading by Poet Anne Waldman at Table Rock Room 201B, Plemmons Student Union, AppState

March 22, 2018 from 7:30pm to 8:45pm
The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series presents a reading by Poet ANNE WALDMAN. The author will also present a craft talk from 3:30-4:45 in the same location. Admission is free, and book sales and signing will follow each event. Parking is free on campus after 5 pm, with the parking deck at College & Howard streets recommended. For further details, check www.visitingwriters.appstate.edu.    Anne Waldman is a poet, performer,…See More
Jan 4
Julia Nunnally Duncan updated their profile
Dec 15, 2017
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Lyndsay Eli with GUNSLINGER GIRL (YA Novel) at Spellbound Children's Bookshop

January 20, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm
Are you a fan of The Hunger Games?  Then picture what Katniss would be like - with a gun.  That's just a taste of the "new" West action Lyndsay Eli brings to Spellbound Children's Bookshop with Gunslinger Girl.  She shares her debut novel on Saturday, January 20, at 6 p.m. The US has been fractured by a Second Civil War. Serendipity 'Pity' Jones finds a home of sorts in the corrupt, lawless city of Cessation (think Las Vegas on steroids).  Her shooting skills make her a star of the Theater…See More
Nov 20, 2017
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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
Nov 15, 2017
Spellbound posted events
Nov 9, 2017
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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, 2017
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Oct 13, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
Rob Neufeld posted a discussion

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, 2017

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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