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Ron Rash

This year, the muses of literature by North Carolina authors served up a feast of nectar and ambrosia, which—were I not speaking metaphorically—would make for some sticky reading. more

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“Only connect!” This commandment, famously written by British novelist E.M. Forster, applies to art and life, passion and love. In Above The Waterfall, author Ron Rash connects. more

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Ron Rash

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​Western North Carolina author Ron Rash lights up as much talking about his two novels making their film debuts this winter as he does describing the trout stream that runs through campus at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. more

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The last known Carolina parakeets, the only parrot native to North America were extinct around the turn of the twentieth century; reports of the exact year vary. Their habitat extended south to the Gulf of Mexico and east through the Ohio Valley. more

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Literature has quite a collection of menacing women. Medea turned love into merciless rage when she was betrayed by her husband. Lady Macbeth fueled her husband’s ambition to become king and readily plotted murder for anyone who got in their way. more

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Lily sat on the porch, the day’s plowing done and her year-old child asleep in his crib. In her hands, the long steel needles clicked together and spread apart in a rhythmic sparring as the yarn slowly unspooled from the pocket of her gingham dress. more

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