Can you believe the gall of this grafter Jeff Minick?

bookBy Joe Ecclesia

My name is Joe Ecclesia, and I have a bone the size of an elephant’s thigh to pick with one of your reviewers, Jeff Minick.

For 12 years or so, I have known Mr. Minick. We’ve shared many meals, spilled some wine together, had some laughs.

Southern Appalachia goes squatchin’

fr bigfootwarBigfoot is alive and well in Haywood County, at least through the pages of Eric S. Brown. 

Franklin couple collaborate on outdoor books for children

out frIn 25 years of teaching kindergarten, Cathryn Sills of Franklin read a lot of books to her young students. In the process, she learned a lot about what children like to read and what they don’t like to read.

From Waynesville to the Big Apple

By Michael Beadle

Nick Taylor’s career in journalism has spanned four decades and several cities, but it all began in Western North Carolina.

Honoring the lost voices

By Michael Beadle

Iranian-born author Farnoosh Moshiri writes about people who are enemies of the state, those who have disappeared, and those displaced by war and oppressive governments. And yet she breathes a light of hope into her characters, a chance for redemption despite all their suffering.

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