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Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:10

UNC Asheville to host writing program in Waynesville

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Local writers will have the opportunity to hone their skills with UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program summer workshops in…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:09

Friends of the Library to host annual meeting

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Friends of the Haywood Public Library will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. on May 24 at First United…
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 13:09

Youmans returns to City Lights

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Former Cullowhee resident Marly Youmans will return to City Lights Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. on May 16 to read from…
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 13:09

WCU professor’s book focuses on German cavalry

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David R. Dorondo, associate professor in Western Carolina University’s Department of History, is author of the newly published book Riders…
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 13:08

WCU’s Leah Hampton wins 2012 Betts Fiction Prize

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Leah Hampton, an English instructor and associate director of the Writing and Learning Commons at Western Carolina University, is the…
Blue Ridge Books will host a full day of activities to celebrate National Children’s Book Week starting at 10 a.m.,…
Thursday, 03 May 2012 01:42

Jenny Bennett to read

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Jenny Bennett will read from Murder at the Jumpoff on at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, at City Lights Bookstore…
Thursday, 03 May 2012 01:41

A Memoir of a Journey in Healing

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Usui and Karuna Reiki Master Deborah Lloyd will visit City Lights Bookstore at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, to…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 13:15

Joan Byrd to discuss the art of Harvey K. Littleton

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City Lights Bookstore will celebrate the launch of Harvey K. Littleton’s A Life in Glass with Western Carolina University’s ceramics…
Merritt Moseley, a professor at University of Carolina-Asheville, will lead a series of discussions surrounding the works of beloved author…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 13:13

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

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Thomas Thibeault will be at City Lights Bookstore to read from his historical thriller, Balto’s Nose, at 7 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 13:13

Library looks for teen feedback

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The Teen Advisory Group will meet at 3:30 p.m. on April 30 at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City. Teens…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 13:52

Ron Rash to read from ‘The Cove’

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Ron Rash will read from his new novel, The Cove, at 2 p.m., April 15 in the community room of the…
Blue Ridge Books will host Jenny Bennett, author of Murder at the Jumpoff, at 3 p.m. on April 21. Bennett’s…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 13:51

Participate in World Book Night

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City Lights Bookstore in Sylva is hosting an event at 6:30 p.m., April 17, for local volunteers the week before…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 13:50

Author Micheal Rivers to read from his new ghost novel

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Micheal Rivers of Whittier will be at the Jackson County Public Library at 7 p.m. on April 17 to read…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 12:54

Ron Rash makes appearance at local bookstores

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Ron Rash, bestselling author of Serena, will read from his newest novel at local bookstores April 14-15. Rash will be…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 12:37

Book signing for three mountain women

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Barbara Woodall, Amy Ammons Garza and Doreyl Ammons Cain will sign books at City Lights Bookstore at 2 p.m. on…
Author and publishing consultant Renea Winchester will be at the public library in Sylva at 7 p.m. on March 27 for a…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 14:00

Sylva bookstore to hold double book launch

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City Lights Bookstore will host a double book launch at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 23. FutureCycle Press will unveil…
Thursday, 15 March 2012 04:28

A full day of events at City Lights

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City Lights Bookstore will continue its monthly Coffee with the Poet series on March 15, and Don and Diane Wells…
Thursday, 15 March 2012 04:27

Rose Senehi to signing copies of her latest book

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Rose Senehi returns to City Lights Bookstore to sign her newest book, Render Unto the Valley, March 17. She will…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 14:00

Trail trees subject of talk

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Don and Diane Wells will discuss their book, Mystery of the Trees, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, at City Lights…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:18

Local author publishes new children’s book

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Jane Grahl, a Waynesville resident, has published a new book, Just One Won’t Hurt, about the demands of high school…
Asheville resident, Trey Carland will read from and discuss his book A Seeker’s Guide to Inner Peace at 2 p.m.…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:17

Bob Plott returns to City Lights

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Bob Plott will revisit City Lights to present his newest book Colorful Characters of the Great Smoky Mountains at 7…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 21:51

Sylva local C.B. Cole introduces her new novel

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C.B. Cole will be at City Lights Bookstore to read from and sign her new book, Winter, at 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 21:51

National award-winner and teacher to read at City Lights

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Dawn Gilchrist-Young, a Jackson County resident and teacher at Swain County High School for the past 14 years, will discuss…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 13:51

Valerie Nieman to read from new novel

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Valerie Nieman will visit City Lights Bookstore at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, to read from and discuss her third…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:41

Judith Toy to discuss finding forgiveness through Zen

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Judith Toy, ordained by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh as a core member of his order, will be at City…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:40

Asheville author to host spiritual adventure workshop

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Author Art Ramsay will present a free workshop based on his newest spiritual adventure novel, The Tibetan Wisdom Code at…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 21:36

Two days, two events, two writers

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City Lights Bookstore will host two writers this weekend. Anne Clinard Barnhill will be at the bookstore at 7 p.m.,…
Thursday, 26 January 2012 03:29

North Carolina writer to host critique dicussion

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Bob Grove will facilitate the North Carolina Writers Network West new Prose Critique Sessions at 7 p.m. on Feb. 9…
Thursday, 26 January 2012 03:28

High Vistas contributors to visit City Lights Bookstore

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City Lights Bookstore will celebrate the release of High Vistas Volume II at 6 p.m. on Jan. 27 with a…
Wednesday, 18 January 2012 14:44

Reading and journaling discussion with Robin Whitley

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Robin Whitley will be at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva at 7 p.m. on Jan. 21 to read from her…
Wednesday, 11 January 2012 15:13

Readings, signings at City Lights

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Suzanne Raether will read from and sign her novel, Judaculla, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan.  13, at City Lights…
Wednesday, 11 January 2012 15:13

Plott to read from‘Colorful Characters of the Smokies’

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Bob Plott will discuss his newest book, Colorful Characters of the Great Smoky Mountains, at 3 p.m. on Jan. 14…
Wednesday, 11 January 2012 15:12

Blanton to tell stories at Jackson Library, Jan. 17

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The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will host Sylva resident Curtis Blanton for an evening of storytelling and tall…
The Mountain Writers of North Carolina will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan.10, at Blue Ridge Books in Waynesville.…
Thursday, 05 January 2012 03:42

Submission being accepted for fiction prize

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The North Carolina Writers’ Network is now accepting submissions for its 2012 Doris Betts Fiction Prize. The competition is named…
Wednesday, 28 December 2011 14:00

Suzanne Raether at City Lights

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Suzanne Raether will read from and sign her novel, Judaculla, Friday, at 7 p.m. on Jan.13 at City Lights Bookstore…
Wednesday, 28 December 2011 13:58

“Coffee with the Poet” series kicks off new year

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Michael Revere will present his poetry for the January “Coffee with the Poet” series at 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 19…
Scott Nicholson will visit City Lights Bookstore to present and sign his three latest horror novels: Chronic Fear, Liquid Fear…
Wednesday, 14 December 2011 21:47

Local author places in national book award program

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Author Deanna K. Klingel of Sapphire was recently awarded the bronze medal in the children’s literature division of the National…
Wednesday, 14 December 2011 21:46

Tuscola’s Brooke Palay wins poetry competition

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Eleven students from Haywood County high schools competed in the second Poetry Out Loud district competition at Tuscola High School…
Join City Lights Bookstore for the Coffee with the Poet series at 10:30 a.m., Dec. 15, for a presentation of…
Wednesday, 14 December 2011 21:37

A ‘kafka-esque’ story that offers redemption

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Saddle up, kind hearts. I have a winner. Like most good things, this book came to me from a good…
Wednesday, 07 December 2011 14:32

‘Moonshiner’s Daughter’ at Penland & Sons, Marshall

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Mary J. Messer, author of the Appalachian memoir Moonshiner’s Daughter, will read from her book and answers questions from the…
Friends of the Haywood Public Library will present Barbara Bates Smith will appear in the one-woman play Christmas play “Deck…