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Eco author in Asheville April 6 Citizen science can foster earth-saving policies Journalist Mary Ellen Hannibal, author of Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction, speaks at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 6 in conversation with Mallory McDuff, Warren Wilson…See More
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Julia Nunnally Duncan will be a featured author and reader at the Appalachian Authors  Book Signing and Reading to be held at the Historic Carson House on Saturday, April 8 from 10-3. She will debut her new poetry collection A Part of Me. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.See More
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2012 Award Winner for Literature -- Gary Neil Carden

A literature and drama teacher turned storyteller, Gary Neil Carden is an award winning playwright whose tales are informed by mountain life in North Carolin...
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History of Asheville’s homeless: humanity on trialby Rob NeufeldPHOTO CAPTION: Jim Parton and Kirk Faulkner, two homeless men at A-Hope, where Jim is getting help finding housing and Kirk is making job connections.  Photo, 2017, by Rob Neufeld.“I admire my daddy more than any other human on…See More
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A.K. Benninghofen, Lockie Hunter and Beth Keefauver will offer a free reading at the next installment of the Writers at Home series, presented by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP), at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood Street in Asheville. This monthly series of free readings is hosted by GSWP director and novelist Tommy Hays.See More
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Reading by Poet Bianca Spriggs at Three Top Room, Plemmons Student Union, App State University

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A reading by poet, multi-genre artist, and core member of the Affrilachian Poets Bianca Spriggs in the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State. Spriggs will also present a craft talk from 12:30-1:45 in the Price Lake Room of the Plemmons Student Union. Free admission.For more info, see the press release http://www.news.appstate.edu/2017/03/06/bianca-spriggs/Parking info is at parking.appstate.edu.…See More
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Hester

HESTER      Growing up in Asheville,  N.C. in the 50’s and 60’s seemed, at the time, to be filled with a rhythm of adventure and strange encounters sprinkled with an assortment of particularly interesting and somewhat odd characters. One of those persons who fascinated me as a child was my father’s friend “Hester. “       My dad was about as straight an arrow as anyone could find. He seemed to a preadolescent, somewhat indolent son, frankly boring. Looking back from a perspective of 70 years, I…See More
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African-American musicians in Asheville

African-American musicians flourished in Asheville neighborhoodsby 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…See More
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Blind Man's Bluff

According to the Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore, the game Blind Man's Bluff is as old as the 16th Century. It was a game I never liked playing as a kid. I was always afraid someone would get hurt-namely me! Its one of those games that makes grown-ups yell things like "Somebodys going to…See More
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Who Publishes WNC Writers

Publishers who have published WNC authors recently

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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
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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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