Chris' Blog. AKA, what's happening in the sticks these days?

January 24, 2016

Tags: library, reflections on the new river, reading, friends of the library, ashe county

Mark your calendars to hear contributors from this anthology read from the book at the Ashe Friends of the Library meeting, scheduled for February 24 (11:00 a.m.) in the library's meeting room.

On hand we'll have Suzanne Moore, Becky Stragand, Scot Pope, Melissa Edmondson, Henry Doss and me!

The library is in downtown West Jefferson, follow the library signs where you'll see it up on the hill.

The Pressure's On

November 12, 2010

Tags: writing, writers, reading, west jefferson, ashe county, allegheny county, avery county, watauga county

There is no end to how I can pressure myself. I have successfully done it again royally.

On Saturday, November 20, a couple of writer pals here in the neighborhood are getting together with me to do readings of our latest stuff. (more…)

On the Same Page

September 9, 2010

Tags: literary festival, ashe county, writing, reading, landscape, place

We're hard at preparations for this year's (the 3rd annual) On the Same Page Literary Festival which begins next week, September 14. OTSP brings a fabulous array of out-sized talent to our little mountain corner of the world: David Wallace, Robert Morgan, DG Martin, Fred Chappell, Georgeann Eubanks -- are you kidding!?

Organizing and minding (more…)