Catch the Spirit hosts writing program at Jackson library

Catch the Spirit of Appalachia will hold a 2-hour holiday celebration of its writing program starting at 7 p.m. on Nov. 9 in the Jackson County Public Library.

The program will open with stories, poetry and song in a fast-paced production, showcasing the creative talents of Rev. Jack Hinson, Waynesville; Rev. Victoria Casey McDonald, Sylva; Matthew Baker, Franklin; Rev. John Reed, Sylva; Betty Brown, Tuckasegee; Mary McGlauflin, Maggie Valley; Nancy M. Pafford, Cherokee; Edwina Crowe Jones, Cherokee/Lexington; Roger Chapman, Lincoln County; Linda Owen Vinson, Honea Path, S.C., and others. At 7:45 p.m. there will be the book signing and a reception with refreshments. This year Catch the Spirit of Appalachia has published a record 11 books. All of the showcased books will be available for purchase. For more information call 828.631.4587.

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