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Three of the authors who contributed to the poetry book Every Breath Sings Mountains will appear at Blue Ridge Books…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 14:28

Folklorist to tell true ghost stories

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Folklorist and author Randy Russell will tell true ghost stories and read from new young adult novel at 5:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 14:27

Dodson to read at Blue Ridge Books

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Stan Dodson will read from his novel, Poor Memory, at 3 p.m. on Oct. 15 at Blue Ridge Books and…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 14:26

Lane to read from newest book of poems

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John Lane will be at City Lights at 7 p.m. on Oct. 13 to read from his news book, Abandoned…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 14:24

Norma Watkins to read from memoir

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Norma Watkins will read from her memoir, The Last Resort, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 14 at City Lights Bookstore…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 14:20

WCU’s Rash to receive state’s highest civilian honor

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Western Carolina University faculty member and writer Ron Rash is one of six North Carolinians chosen to receive the state’s…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 13:37

Escape to the backroads with guidebook author

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Carolyn Sakowski will read from the third edition of her book, Touring the Western North Carolina Backroads, at noon on…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 13:29

Teen library meeting in Bryson City

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The next teen friends of the library meeting will be held at the Marianna Black Library at 3:30 on Thursday,…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 13:28

Wreath-making and heritage at City Lights

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Author and culture historian Julia Taylor Ebel will give a reading and wreath-making demonstration at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct.…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:31

Memoirist and poet visits City Lights

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Janisse Ray will read from two of her most recent books at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at City…
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 12:50

Author Chris McMillan to read from debut memoir

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Local author Chris McMillan will read from her new memoir at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Blue Ridge…
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 12:50

Revisit the library with special events

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In celebration of National Library Card Sign-Up Month, the Haywood County Public Library is joining with other North Carolina libraries…
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 12:49

Library to host author Pam Duncan

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 Novelist Pamela Duncan will read from and discuss her novels at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Jackson…
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 12:48

Author casts new light on an old ballad

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Sharyn McCrumb, author of the Ballad Series of novels, will read from her new book, The Ballad of Tom Dooley,…
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 12:48

Author to illuminate the joys of fly fishing

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David Joy, the author of the new book Growing Gills: A Fly Fisherman’s Journey, will hold a reading and signing…
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 14:09

Book series to close with Silas House’s ‘The Coal Tattoo’

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The Friends of the Haywood Public Library offers the fifth and final book discussion in the Discovering the Literary South…
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 14:09

City Lights hosts special story time guest, Gail Nolen

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Join a special story time with author Gail Nolen at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at City Lights Bookstore…
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 14:08

Political writer to read in Sylva

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Martin A. Dyckman, a retired associate editor of the St. Petersburg Time who lives part of the year in Waynesville,…
Wednesday, 31 August 2011 13:02

Local author published “breathtaking” tabletop designs

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Kathryn Greeley of Waynesville has published The Collected Tabletop, a book showcasing ways to create “easy, fun, and breathtaking tabletop…
Wednesday, 31 August 2011 13:02

Girl in Hyacinth Blue to be discussed at the book group

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Book Ends, the book discussion group at the Jackson County Public Library, will gather for the first time in the…
Wednesday, 24 August 2011 12:29

Ron Rash to read from new poetry collection

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Ron Rash will visit City Lights Bookstore to read from his first poetry book in 10 years, Waking, at 1…
Wednesday, 24 August 2011 12:28

McDarris reads from new book at Blue Ridge Books

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Local author Vivian McDarris will read from her recent book, Black Fog, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at…
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 13:59

Story time with Sara Doolittle

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Franklin resident Sara Doolittle will be at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, for…
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 13:58

Coffee with the Poet Series to feature Mary Adams

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WCU professor Mary Adams will read from her work at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, at City Lights Bookstore…
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 13:58

Living the easy life can be hard

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Author Lynne Hinkey will read from her book Marina Melee at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Blue Ridge…
Franklin resident Robert Shook will read from his novel, A Journey in Courage, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 13,…
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 13:43

Test your wizarding skills with a Harry Potter party

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Get your wands ready for a Harry Potter back-to-school party at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, at Blue Ridge…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:34

Authors of young adult lit to appear at City Lights

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A panel discussion of young adult literature will be held at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva at 1 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:34

Libraries engage dogs to get children to practice reading

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Maya, a golden retriever reading assistance dog, will be at the Bryson City Library at 1 p.m. this Saturday, August…
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 14:31

Local author speaks on Haywood history

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Local author Louise K. Nelson will be at Blue Ridge Books in Waynesville from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday,…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 12:42

Dive into “A Virtuous Woman” with book group

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The novel A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons is the next book up for discussion in the series Discovering the Literary…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 12:41

Former Senator to read from thriller

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Bob Graham, former U.S. senator and former Florida governor will be in Sylva next week to promote his first novel,…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 12:40

Cherokee author shares rare Native American recipes

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Cherokee cookbook author and Native American food expert Johnnie Sue Myers will be at Blue Ridge Books in Waynesville at…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 12:40

Author shares Hillbilly Tales

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Whittier resident and author Patricia Graham will read from her book, Hillbilly Tales from the Smoky Mountains, at 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 12:39

Haywood County Friends of the Library annual book sale

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The sale features DVDs, CDs, vinyl, puzzles, books on tape/CDs, and of course books in every category. More than 50,000…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 11:42

Poets read from latest works

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City Lights in Sylva presents a reading featuring the poetry of Kathryn Byer and Susan Lefler at 7 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 14:00

Rash finishing new book

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Western Carolina University faculty member and writer Ron Rash is putting the final touches on his new novel even as…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:59

Book signing at the Smoky Mountain Firecracker Fest

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Local author Barbara Dumas Ballew will be available to sign copies of her novel, George’s Creek to Georgia, July 1…
Catherine Carter, a WCU professor and poet, will read from and discuss her collection of poetry, Memory of Gills, at…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:11

Stories of local pioneers

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Author Hattie Caldwell Davis will read at the Haywood County Library in Waynesville at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19,…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:10

Waynesville library offers new Southern book series

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Friends of the Haywood Library will offer a new series, Discovering the Literary South, the Louis D. Rubin Jr. Series,…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:33

Book club to hold inaugural meeting

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A new book club will meet at Southwestern Community College’s Cashiers Center starting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14. The…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:33

Library book sale

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The Friends of the Library will hold its annual book sale Thursday, June 9, though Saturday, June 11, at the…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:01

Author explores hidden local history

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Author Alice Sink will read from her new book, Hidden History of the Western North Carolina Mountains, at 1 p.m.…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:00

Liar's Bench moves to WCU venue

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The Liar’s Bench has been adopted by the Mountain Heritage Center The one-year anniversary of The Liar’s Bench will be…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:00

Crowe and Dawson release children’s book

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Jackson County writer Thomas Crowe and illustrator Marilyn K. Dawson will celebrate the publication of their children’s book, The Wake…
Thursday, 26 May 2011 04:38

Learn local plants with botanist and author

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Botanist Tim Spira will present a program based on his new book, Wildflowers and Plant Communities of the Southern Applachian…
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 12:32

Cancer survivor reads from memoir at City Lights

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Bryson City resident Jane Spotted Bird will read from her recently published memoir, Still Here: Dancing to the Beat of…
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 12:32

Author to speak on the publishing

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The Marianna Black Library in Bryson City will host an afternoon with Kim Michele Richardson, author of The Unbreakable Child:…