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Coalescence

Coalescence (part of  Living Poem)Intro Don’t listen, children, and do not hear.(A monster is coming and there’s no escapeWithin this story, and no good way to tell it, Except to gaze at the horror as at a flower,A disaster streaming off extremes it breedsEverywhere and in our minds, disabling our power.) Distractions are good, puzzles that teaseAnd please and fill the main scene, whichIncludes…See More
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The Sultan's Dream

The Sultan’s Dream (Part of Living Poem) When it comes to walking, the jig’s up.No more fit lad sitting at the pub.No more flim-flam smiling with a limp. See how the legs totter and the torso leans.Do you know what a lame sultan dreams?Of reclining on a divan wearing pantaloons, Comparing his plight to a mountaineer’sNegotiating an icy bluff in a fierce wind,And then lounging in a tent to unwind. Which…See More
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The Tale of Ononis

The Tale of Ononis by Rob Neufeld Part 1: The Making of a Celebrity ❧  Hare Begins His Tale  Ononis was my region’s name.People now call it Never-the-same.I’ll start with the day a delivery came. The package I got was a devil’s dare,Swaddled and knotted in Swamp Bloat hairAnd bearing, in red, one word: “Beware!” Bloats are creatures from the Land of Mud Pies,Wallowing in waste with tightly closed eyesUntil fears bring tears and the bleary bloats rise.   ❧  Hare’s Colleagues  I asked my boss,…See More
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Drop Your Troubles: A Solo Storytelling Performance with Connie Regan-Blake at Black Mountain Center for the Arts

December 1, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Join this internationally renowned storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she transforms a packed theater into an intimate circle of friends with old-timey charm, wisdom, and humor. We’ll also welcome the Singer of  Stories, Donna Marie Todd, who will perform her original story, “The Amazing Zicafoose Sisters.” Connie’s last two shows at BMCA have sold…See More
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Explore the Landscapes of Story and Telling at Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Graduate Studies

January 23, 2019 at 10am to February 27, 2019 at 12pm
A Storytelling Offering in Asheville, NCWednesday Mornings 10am-12pmJanuary 23 – February 27, 2019 This winter Connie is excited to offer a learning opportunity to warm-up your storytelling voice and creativity!  Join her in Asheville, NC at Lenoir-Rhyne University for six story-work sessions with a weekly format that allows for skills to grow over time while encouraging a consistency in discovering, revisiting and refining your stories. During these weekly sessions participants are invited…See More
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Explore the Landscapes of Story & Telling at Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Graduate Studies

January 23, 2019 at 10am to February 27, 2019 at 12pm
A Storytelling Offering in Asheville, NCWednesday Mornings 10am-12pmJanuary 23 – February 27, 2019 This winter Connie is excited to offer a learning opportunity to warm-up your storytelling voice and creativity!  Join her in Asheville, NC at Lenoir-Rhyne University for six story-work sessions with a weekly format that allows for skills to grow over time while encouraging a consistency in discovering, revisiting and refining your stories. During these weekly sessions participants are invited…See More
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Connie Regan-Blake presents A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories at Black Mountain Center for the Arts

April 6, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Join nationally celebrated storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she hosts her workshop participants in an enchanting evening of storytelling in “A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories.” The event will be hosted by the Black Mountain Center for the Arts, just a short drive from Asheville nestled in the picturesque mountains surrounding the area. Call the Center for advance tickets (828) 669-0930 or order…See More
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Connie Regan-Blake's Taking Your Story to the Stage Workshop at StoryWindow Productions

April 5, 2019 to April 7, 2019
The focus of this “Taking Your Story to the Stage” 3-day workshop is on storytelling performance. Each participant is asked to come with a story that is almost “stage-ready.” Set in Connie’s home tucked in the beautiful mountains surrounding Asheville, NC, this workshop provides a supportive, affirming…See More
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Let’s say every word is precious

Let’s say every word is precious (Part of Living Poem) Let’s say every word is precious.Say every word is precious.Every word is precious.Every word precious.Every word.Word.--Rob Neufeld, Oct. 16, 2018See More
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Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses (Part of Living Poem)Hear audio: Metamorphoses%20181004_0192.MP3 So Apollo committed the first rape.He’d come back from exterminating Python,The Bane of Humanity, now his arrow-victim,And stopped to mock…See More
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First Drumbeat

First Drumbeat(Part of Living Poem) The time has come.Call it a drum,Or a crumb,What’s left of life. I used to tell a jokeWhen my life was wide,And I was a stud,And not a dud—I knowI’m not a dud.  I’m a dude,A dad.  But everyone mustRebut the dud chargeAt summing up time. Oh yeah, the joke,A trademark one for meIn that it’s not funny. I used to say I’ll never retireFrom writingBecause if I’m ever…See More
Sep 22
Rob Neufeld replied to Joan Henehan's discussion on Reading Living Poem
"Thanks for the prompt, Joan!  I have attached the whole work in progress as a doc at the bottom of the table of contents page: http://thereadonwnc.ning.com/special/living-poem"
Sep 22
Joan Henehan replied to Joan Henehan's discussion on Reading Living Poem
"Is there a way from this website to print everything or might you send me such a document to bayjh@icloud.com?"
Sep 22

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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