Coffee with the Poet
 

Coffee with the Poet

John Quinnett will be featured at City Lights Bookstore’s Coffee with the Poet series at 10:30 a.m. June 21. John…
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Contributing writers of ‘27 Views of Asheville’ to speak
 

Contributing writers of ‘27 Views of Asheville’ to speak

Four of the contributing writers to the book 27 Views of Asheville will read their selections at 3 p.m. June…
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Andrea Ford discusses the benefits of the Enneagram
 

Andrea Ford discusses the benefits of the Enneagram

Holistic healer Andrea Ford will discuss the wisdom of the Enneagram at 2 p.m. June 16 at the City Lights…
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Poetry reading in Highlands
 

Poetry reading in Highlands

Poets Shannon Tharp and Whit Griffin will be reading their recently published works at 7 p.m. June 15 at the…
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Rash, Frazier featured at author lecture series
 

Rash, Frazier featured at author lecture series

Ron Rash, Charles Frazier and Wayne Caldwell will be among a group of southern writers to speak at the Summer…
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Great Smokies Writing Program comes to Waynesville
 

Great Smokies Writing Program comes to Waynesville

UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program is offering “A Feast of Memories,” a course in Waynesville that will help local…
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Bob Plott and Harold Littleton to visit City Lights Bookstore
 

Bob Plott and Harold Littleton to visit City Lights Bookstore

City Lights Bookstore will host discussions and book signings for two novelists — Bob Plott and Harold Littleton — during the…
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UNC Asheville to host writing program in Waynesville
 

UNC Asheville to host writing program in Waynesville

Local writers will have the opportunity to hone their skills with UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program summer workshops in…
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Friends of the Library to host annual meeting
 

Friends of the Library to host annual meeting

Friends of the Haywood Public Library will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. on May 24 at First United…
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Youmans returns to City Lights
 

Youmans returns to City Lights

Former Cullowhee resident Marly Youmans will return to City Lights Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. on May 16 to read from…
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WCU professor’s book focuses on German cavalry
 

WCU professor’s book focuses on German cavalry

David R. Dorondo, associate professor in Western Carolina University’s Department of History, is author of the newly published book Riders…
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WCU’s Leah Hampton wins 2012 Betts Fiction Prize
 

WCU’s Leah Hampton wins 2012 Betts Fiction Prize

Leah Hampton, an English instructor and associate director of the Writing and Learning Commons at Western Carolina University, is the…
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Blue Ridge Books will celebrate National Children’s Book Week
 

Blue Ridge Books will celebrate National Children’s Book Week

Blue Ridge Books will host a full day of activities to celebrate National Children’s Book Week starting at 10 a.m.,…
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Jenny Bennett to read
 

Jenny Bennett to read

Jenny Bennett will read from Murder at the Jumpoff on at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, at City Lights Bookstore…
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A Memoir of a Journey in Healing
 

A Memoir of a Journey in Healing

Usui and Karuna Reiki Master Deborah Lloyd will visit City Lights Bookstore at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, to…
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Joan Byrd to discuss the art of Harvey K. Littleton
 

Joan Byrd to discuss the art of Harvey K. Littleton

City Lights Bookstore will celebrate the launch of Harvey K. Littleton’s A Life in Glass with Western Carolina University’s ceramics…
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Waynesville library to host “Let’s Talk About It” series
 

Waynesville library to host “Let’s Talk About It” series

Merritt Moseley, a professor at University of Carolina-Asheville, will lead a series of discussions surrounding the works of beloved author…
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Thomas Thibeault to read from novel ‘Balto’s Nose’
 

Thomas Thibeault to read from novel ‘Balto’s Nose’

Thomas Thibeault will be at City Lights Bookstore to read from his historical thriller, Balto’s Nose, at 7 p.m. on…
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Library looks for teen feedback
 

Library looks for teen feedback

The Teen Advisory Group will meet at 3:30 p.m. on April 30 at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City. Teens…
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Ron Rash to read from ‘The Cove’
 

Ron Rash to read from ‘The Cove’

Ron Rash will read from his new novel, The Cove, at 2 p.m., April 15 in the community room of the…
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Jenny Bennett to present new book ‘Murder at the Jumpoff’
 

Jenny Bennett to present new book ‘Murder at the Jumpoff’

Blue Ridge Books will host Jenny Bennett, author of Murder at the Jumpoff, at 3 p.m. on April 21. Bennett’s…
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Participate in World Book Night
 

Participate in World Book Night

City Lights Bookstore in Sylva is hosting an event at 6:30 p.m., April 17, for local volunteers the week before…
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Author Micheal Rivers to read from his new ghost novel
 

Author Micheal Rivers to read from his new ghost novel

Micheal Rivers of Whittier will be at the Jackson County Public Library at 7 p.m. on April 17 to read…
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Ron Rash makes appearance at local bookstores
 

Ron Rash makes appearance at local bookstores

Ron Rash, bestselling author of Serena, will read from his newest novel at local bookstores April 14-15. Rash will be…
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Book signing for three mountain women
 

Book signing for three mountain women

Barbara Woodall, Amy Ammons Garza and Doreyl Ammons Cain will sign books at City Lights Bookstore at 2 p.m. on…
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Winchester to discuss gardening and building relationships
 

Winchester to discuss gardening and building relationships

Author and publishing consultant Renea Winchester will be at the public library in Sylva at 7 p.m. on March 27 for a…
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Sylva bookstore to hold double book launch
 

Sylva bookstore to hold double book launch

City Lights Bookstore will host a double book launch at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 23. FutureCycle Press will unveil…
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A full day of events at City Lights
 

A full day of events at City Lights

City Lights Bookstore will continue its monthly Coffee with the Poet series on March 15, and Don and Diane Wells…
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Rose Senehi to signing copies of her latest book
 

Rose Senehi to signing copies of her latest book

Rose Senehi returns to City Lights Bookstore to sign her newest book, Render Unto the Valley, March 17. She will…
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Trail trees subject of talk
 

Trail trees subject of talk

Don and Diane Wells will discuss their book, Mystery of the Trees, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, at City Lights…
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Local author publishes new children’s book
 

Local author publishes new children’s book

Jane Grahl, a Waynesville resident, has published a new book, Just One Won’t Hurt, about the demands of high school…
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Trey Carland to read from ‘A Seeker’s Guide’ to Inner Peace
 

Trey Carland to read from ‘A Seeker’s Guide’ to Inner Peace

Asheville resident, Trey Carland will read from and discuss his book A Seeker’s Guide to Inner Peace at 2 p.m.…
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Bob Plott returns to City Lights
 

Bob Plott returns to City Lights

Bob Plott will revisit City Lights to present his newest book Colorful Characters of the Great Smoky Mountains at 7…
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Sylva local C.B. Cole introduces her new novel
 

Sylva local C.B. Cole introduces her new novel

C.B. Cole will be at City Lights Bookstore to read from and sign her new book, Winter, at 7 p.m.…
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National award-winner and teacher to read at City Lights
 

National award-winner and teacher to read at City Lights

Dawn Gilchrist-Young, a Jackson County resident and teacher at Swain County High School for the past 14 years, will discuss…
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Valerie Nieman to read from new novel
 

Valerie Nieman to read from new novel

Valerie Nieman will visit City Lights Bookstore at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, to read from and discuss her third…
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Judith Toy to discuss finding forgiveness through Zen
 

Judith Toy to discuss finding forgiveness through Zen

Judith Toy, ordained by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh as a core member of his order, will be at City…
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Asheville author to host spiritual adventure workshop
 

Asheville author to host spiritual adventure workshop

Author Art Ramsay will present a free workshop based on his newest spiritual adventure novel, The Tibetan Wisdom Code at…
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Two days, two events, two writers
 

Two days, two events, two writers

City Lights Bookstore will host two writers this weekend. Anne Clinard Barnhill will be at the bookstore at 7 p.m.,…
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North Carolina writer to host critique dicussion
 

North Carolina writer to host critique dicussion

Bob Grove will facilitate the North Carolina Writers Network West new Prose Critique Sessions at 7 p.m. on Feb. 9…
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High Vistas contributors to visit City Lights Bookstore
 

High Vistas contributors to visit City Lights Bookstore

City Lights Bookstore will celebrate the release of High Vistas Volume II at 6 p.m. on Jan. 27 with a…
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Reading and journaling discussion with Robin Whitley
 

Reading and journaling discussion with Robin Whitley

Robin Whitley will be at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva at 7 p.m. on Jan. 21 to read from her…
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Readings, signings at City Lights
 

Readings, signings at City Lights

Suzanne Raether will read from and sign her novel, Judaculla, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan.  13, at City Lights…
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Plott to read from‘Colorful Characters of the Smokies’
 

Plott to read from‘Colorful Characters of the Smokies’

Bob Plott will discuss his newest book, Colorful Characters of the Great Smoky Mountains, at 3 p.m. on Jan. 14…
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Blanton to tell stories at Jackson Library, Jan. 17
 

Blanton to tell stories at Jackson Library, Jan. 17

The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will host Sylva resident Curtis Blanton for an evening of storytelling and tall…
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Pulitzer Prize nominated writer to speak at Blue Ridge Books
 

Pulitzer Prize nominated writer to speak at Blue Ridge Books

The Mountain Writers of North Carolina will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan.10, at Blue Ridge Books in Waynesville.…
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Submission being accepted for fiction prize
 

Submission being accepted for fiction prize

The North Carolina Writers’ Network is now accepting submissions for its 2012 Doris Betts Fiction Prize. The competition is named…
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Suzanne Raether at City Lights
 

Suzanne Raether at City Lights

Suzanne Raether will read from and sign her novel, Judaculla, Friday, at 7 p.m. on Jan.13 at City Lights Bookstore…
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“Coffee with the Poet” series kicks off new year
 

“Coffee with the Poet” series kicks off new year

Michael Revere will present his poetry for the January “Coffee with the Poet” series at 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 19…
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Nicholson returns to City Lights with a trio of new horror novels
 

Nicholson returns to City Lights with a trio of new horror novels

Scott Nicholson will visit City Lights Bookstore to present and sign his three latest horror novels: Chronic Fear, Liquid Fear…
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