New “Blue Ridge” Anthology features local authors

A reading and book signing for the new anthology Echoes Across the Blue Ridge will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, at Blue Ridge Books in Waynesville.  

The anthology includes a variety of stories, essays, and poems by writers living in and inspired by the Southern Appalachian Mountains. The list of authors includes Kathryn Stripling Byer, Gary Carden, Thomas Rain Crowe and many others.

Local authors scheduled to appear on Aug. 28 include Dick Michener, JC Walkup, George Ivey, Glenda Beall, and Jane Young.

The book is now available for sale at local bookstores, including Blue Ridge Books in Waynesville, City Lights in Sylva, and Malaprop’s Bookstore and Café in Asheville. For more information, netwestwriters.blogspot.com/2010/01/echoes-across-blue-ridge.html.

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