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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…
Wednesday, 07 December 2011 14:30

WCU students to share works

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Creative writing students from Western Carolina University will read original works at 6 p.m. on Dec. 13 at City Lights…
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 21:26

‘First Creation’ available Dec. 3

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The Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust’s acclaimed coffee table book, First Creation, will be available at Shakespeare & Co. bookstore in Cashiers…
Wednesday, 23 November 2011 14:57

‘Moonshiner’s Daughter’ book signing at WCU bookstore

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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…
City Lights Bookstore will celebrate the release of the new edition of Horace Kephart’s classic, Camping and Woodcraft, at 2…
Wednesday, 09 November 2011 20:12

Haywood author, Nathan Tracy, to introduce new book

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Blue Ridge Books will host local author Nathan B. Tracy at 3 p.m. on Nov. 12 as he introduces his…
Wednesday, 09 November 2011 20:11

David Joy to read from new book

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Cullowhee resident and staff writer for the Crossroads Chronicle David Joy will read from his new book, Growing Gills: A…
Wednesday, 02 November 2011 19:54

White to read from collection

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Charles Dodd White will read from his new short story collection, Sinners of Sanction County, at 7 p.m. on Friday,…
Wednesday, 02 November 2011 19:54

Dingwall introduces new series

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Wendy Dingwall will introduce her new Yvonne Suarez mystery series with the first installment, Hera’s Revenge, at 1 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 02 November 2011 19:53

WCU students collecting books for elementary school

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Students living in Reynolds Residence Hall of Western Carolina University are seeking new or used books as part of a…
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 13:22

Vicki Lane to present latest novel

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Vicki Lane returns to City Lights to read from her newest novel, Under The Skin, at 2 p.m. on Saturday,…
Author George Ellison will be conducting a book signing at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center in Great Smoky Mountains National Park…
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 13:21

Local writer wins award for family history book

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Hattie Best Polk of Lake Junaluska won the prestigious Robert Bruce Cooke Family History Book of the Year Award for…
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 13:11

Coffee with the Poet continues Oct. 20

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City Lights’ “Coffee with the Poet” series continues at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20 with local artist and author…
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…