On the Same Page
Literary Festival Events
Also check the Preface and Postscript Events 2013 events. You won’t want to miss any of these!
While you are enjoying the Festival, stop by the Friends of the Library Book Sale room upstairs at the library to pick up some great reads and check out the wonderful selection of gift baskets.
Tuesday, September 17
Community Read Discussion. Refuge by Dot Jackson. Ashe Library Friends Room. Dot Jackson, the author of this wonderful book will be joining us to discuss this book and take your questions. Come and meet her!
Wednesday, September 18
Cinnamon Cinema. Documentary on Joseph Bathanti and the art of his poetry. Ashe Library Friends Room.
Joseph Bathanti, Poet Laureate of North Carolina. Reading, Discussion and Q & A. Friends of the Library presentation. Ashe Library Friends Room
2:00 – 5:00 pm
“Art of the Interview”. Georgann Eubanks and Donna Campbell will present a writing workshop. Reservations required. Ashe Library Friends Room.
Thursday, September 19
Michael Hardy. “So You Want to Be Published?” An informative workshop looking at the process of publishing. Reservation required. Sponsored by Wilkes Community College. Ashe Library Friends Room.
Literary Trails Luncheon. Lunch with Georgann Eubanks and Donna Campbell. They will present an illustrated talk on North Carolina’s literary lineage. Boxed lunches, nominal charge. Limited seating, reservations required. Ashe Library Friends Room.
Kevin Duffus. Reading, discussion and Q & A. Ashe Library Friends Room.
D.G. Martin. North Carolina Bookwatch and all things literary in North Carolina . Presentation, discussion and Q & A. At the Arts Center.
Friday, September 20
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Piecemakers Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Fair. At Jefferson Station
Amy Greene. Reading, discussion and Q & A. Ashe Library Friends Room.
Lunch with an Author. Informal discussions over lunch with our authors. Chat, ask questions and share a meal. Sign up for the author of your choice. Dutch treat, each lunch limited to 15 participants. Local restaurants/venues.
Emily Colin-The Hotel Tavern; Kevin Duffus-J & J Chophouse; Amy Greene-Boondocks; Joseph Bathanti-Jefferson Landing; Georgann Eubanks & Donna Campbell-Jefferson Landing; Karen Musgrave-Casa Bella; Janet Pittard & Stephen Shoemaker-Florence Art School.
Emily Colin. Reading, discussion and Q & A. Ashe Library Friends Room.
3:30 – 6:00 pm
Book Fair. Meet and greet! Featuring local and regional writers, books available for purchase. At the Arts Center.
Elliot Engel. Join us as we welcome back Elliot Engel. His presentation will be “Sherlock Holmes”. At the Arts Center
Saturday, September 21
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ashe County Farmers Market. Home grown and handmade in Ashe County. Come check out the bounty and take a little piece of Ashe County home with you. On the Backstreet.
Page Turners’ Breakfast. For donors to the Festival. Become a festival supporter by becoming a Page Turner. We would love to see you at this event. Reservations required. At the home of Chris Arvidson and Henry Doss.
9:00 – 4:00 pm
Piecemakers Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Fair. At Jefferson Station.
Stephen Shoemaker and Janet Pittard. Reading, discussion and Q & A on their new book, Stephen Shoemaker, the Paintings and Their Stories. Under the tent at the Farmer’s Market.
Karen Musgrave. Reading, discussion and Q & A. At Jefferson Station.
On the Same Plate Luncheon. Panel discussion led by Ken Burrows. Charge and reservations required. West Jefferson United Methodist Church Community Room.
Pagecrafters Awards. Winners of the On the Same Page Festival literary competiton will read and receive awards. Ashe Library Friends Room.