Category: Events

Descending Upon Asheville

Looking for something to do on a Friday night? Join Ann’s wife and host, Salem West for a very special evening, as she sits down to talk with bestselling North Carolina authors, D. Jackson Leigh, VK Powell, Rebecca Swartz, and the inimitable Ann McMan.  This lively discussion will focus on the authors and their books, …

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Evangeline for Beginners

This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic, Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms. Hot. A page turner. At least, it was in 1847 when Henry …

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How you gonna keep ’em down on the farm, once they’ve seen…Minneapolis?

Yeah, you betcha. I’ve never been to the Twin Cities, and I confess that it seems strange to be arriving at this year’s GCLS conference in any conveyance other than a Cutlass Ciera. But as hard as we tried, we couldn’t find a nonstop Oldsmobile leaving from Charlotte on Wednesday night. Salem even offered to …

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Appearances – Past & Present

June 13-17, 2012 – Ann appeared at the Golden Crown Literary Conference in Minneapolis, MN. She participated in a panel with authors Lori Lake, Ellen Hart, and Elizabeth Sims, and read the first chapter of her novella, “Bottle Rocket”, from her new book of short stories, SIDECAR.  The highlight of the Con for Ann was presenting the 2012 …

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