Carole Thompson and Karen Holmes read at the John C. Campbell Folk School, Poets and Writers Reading Poems and Stories.Karen Holmes, poet, edits and publishes our info packed Netwest News that should come to you online if you are on our membership list.
Glenda Barrett, poet and writer, shows off her poetry chapbook pubished by Finishing Line Press.
Shirley's book is My Dogs, My Friends. My book is A Cup of Comfort for Horse Lovers and includes an essay about my husband and a special horse.
Estelle Rice, long time member of Netwest, reads at Moss Library.
Dorothea Spiegel reading at the Moss Library. For a number of years, Netwest held a Christmas Reading with two featured writers or poets followed by an open mic. Dorothea has moved away now, but comes to visit when she can. Her daughter is Linda Smith.
Lana Hendershott at a book table selling Echoes across the Blue Ridge. Lana is Netwest Rep from Hendersonville, NC. Read her stories in Echoes.
Jayne Jaudon Ferrer and Kathryn Stripling Byer meet at the Bookfest in Hendersonville. Both are poets, but target different markets. Jayne is the author of several books of poems based on her experience of raising sons. She is a widely sought speaker for women's organizations.
Kay Byer is past Poet Laureate of North Carolina and was Netwest Program Coordinator in 2010.
We will continue with more photos of Netwest members in the future. We hope this will help us get better acquainted and put names with faces. Look for writing publications by our members.