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East Asheville history and sites

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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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