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Upcoming Events

Coffee with the Poet Featuring Kelly Lenox

09/21/2017 - 10:30AM

The Coffee with the Poet series continues on Thursday, September 21st at 10:30 p.m. at City Lights Bookstore. The September gathering will feature Kelly Lenox and she will present her collection The Brightest Rock. Her poetry has been featured in Kakalak and Cave Region Review. The Coffee with the Poet gathers the third Thursday of the month and is co-sponsored by the North Carolina Writer’s Network. For more information on Coffee with the Poet or to reserve copies of The Brightest Rock please...

Doug Woodward’s New Book on Family Adventuring

09/22/2017 - 7:00PM

Doug Woodward will visit City Lights Bookstore on Friday, September 22nd at 7 p.m. to present his new book. You Took Your Kids Where? poses the question must adventure disappear from your life as children enter? The answer: Not at all!  It can be the best learning experience your family will ever encounter. Doug Woodward and his wife Trish have spent decades living at ease in nature and traveling the world - with children and on a budget. Your family can, too, with Woodward's stories and...

NetWest Open Mic

09/29/2017 - 7:00PM

The NetWest program of the North Carolina Writers Network and City Lights Bookstore will host an open mic night at the bookstore on Friday, September 29th at 7 p.m. Folks are encouraged to bring their poetry or short pieces to share. Sign-ups begin at 6:45 p.m. for a 10-minute reading session. The North Carolina Writers' Network connects, promotes, and serves the writers of this state.  They provide education in the craft and business of writing, opportunities for recognition and...

Kimberly Childs to Present Her Memoir

10/07/2017 - 3:00PM

Kimberly Childs will visit City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, October 7th at 3 p.m. to present her book, Remember Me as Loving You. In this colorful memoir, Kimberly Childs quests for the love and home her glamorous, alcoholic mother is unable to provide. Jeanne Gibson is a mountain woman with unusual charisma--a real-life Holly Golightly--who marries Broadway's meanest producer, David Merrick, and proceeds to self-destruct. Bounced from place to place, Childs grows up in Lady Eden's English...

Special Story Time with Adam W. Jones

10/07/2017 - 11:00AM

Adam W. Jones will read his new children’s book, Cecil and the Big Wave, during our weekly story time on Saturday, October 7th at 11 a.m. Cecil the Littlest Ant may be small, but he's fed up with being bullied about it. The other kids at Aardvark Park tease him about his size, what they don't see is his magnificent courage. Cecil knows that the bullies are wrong about him, and to prove it he focuses on a new goal: he will become a great surfer! With the help of his Uncle Juba, Cecil learns...

Special Storytime with Adam W. Jones

10/07/2017 - 11:00AM

Adam W. Jones will read his new children’s book, Cecil and the Big Wave, during our weekly storytime on Saturday, October 7th at 11 a.m. Cecil the Littlest Ant may be small, but he's fed up with being bullied about it. The other kids at Aardvark Park tease him about his size, what they don't see is his magnificent courage. Cecil knows that the bullies are wrong about him, and to prove it he focuses on a new goal: he will become a great surfer! With the help of his Uncle Juba, Cecil learns...

M. Scott Douglass Poetry Reading

10/21/2017 - 3:00PM

M. Scott Douglass will visit City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, October 21st at 3 p.m. to read from his new collection of poetry, Just Passing Through. The author of four other collections of poetry, Douglass is also the managing editor and book designer for Main Street Rag, the publishing company he helped found in 1996. His poetry has appeared in Asheville Poetry Review, Gargoyle, Iodine Poetry Journal, Midwest Review, North American Review and others. To reserve copies of Just Passing...

Radney Foster Concert and Book Signing

10/24/2017 - 6:30PM

Legendary singer/songwriter Radney Foster will visit City Lights Bookstore on Tuesday, October 24th at 6:30 p.m. for a concert and book signing. Known for penning dozens of Top Forty, Top Twenty, Top Ten hits for both himself and Nashville's elite, he felt driven to tell stories longer than the three minutes allowed for radio. His short story collection, For You to See the Stars, is a testament to his talent, showing the diversity of his voice, bringing lyrical prose to the page, and...

The Lost Hauntings of Southern Appalachia

10/27/2017 - 6:30PM

Gregg Clark will visit City Lights Bookstore on Friday, October 27th at 6:30 p.m. to present his book, Ghost Country. Clark is an 8th Grade English and History teacher at Macon Middle School in Franklin, North Carolina. He and his wife, Pauletta, also a Macon County teacher, own and operate Where Shadows Walk, Historic Ghost Tours of Western North Carolina. Clark, whose ancestors date back to the founding of the region, pairs his passion for history, legends and ghosts with his love of the...

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