Friday, March 11, 2016

Glenda Barrett and Bob Grove to read at the John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC,on Wed., March 16, 2016 at 7:00 PM


On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 at 7:00 PM, John Campbell Folk School and NC Writers Network West are sponsoring The Literary Hour, an hour of poetry and prose reading held at Keith House on the JCFS campus,
1 Folk School Rd, Brasstown, NC 28902. This is usually held on the third Thursday of the month but this month is an exception by holding it on the second Wednesday. The reading is free of charge and open to the public. Poet Glenda Barrett and writer Bob Grove will be the featured readers. Both of these authors are residents of the area and published extensively. It should be an entertaining evening. 

Glenda Barrett
Glenda Barrett, a native of Hiawassee, Georgia is an artist, poet and writer. Her work has been widely published in magazines, anthologies and journals. These include Country Women, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Farm and Ranch Living, Wild Goose Poetry Review, Deep South Magazine, Journal of Kentucky Studies, Woman’s World and Greensilk Journal. Her Appalachian artwork is for sale on Fine Art website and her poetry chapbook, When the Sap Rises, published by Finishing Line Press is on sale at



Bob Grove
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Bob now lives in the mountains of North Carolina. He earned his BA at Kent State University and his MS at Florida Atlantic University. Bob has been an ABC-TV public affairs director, an on-air personality, and the founder and publisher of Monitoring Times magazine. A prose critique facilitator for the North Carolina Writers’ Network and an officer with the Ridgeline Literary Alliance, he has published seventeen books and hundreds of articles in sixteen national magazines.

Most recently, he has published a mystery novella, Secrets of Magnolia Manor, his memoir, Misadventures of an Only Child, a collection of children’s stories, Adventures of Kaylie and Jimmy, and has written several flash fiction stories as well as some forgettable poetry.Bob has been awarded gold, silver and bronze medals in the Silver Arts literature competition.

Bob’s public readings are popular as a performance art form, typified by his annual December reading, in costume and dialect, of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol at the John C. Campbell Folk School.

All Bob’s publications are available on Amazon Kindle, and you are welcome to visit him at

Contact: Lucy Cole Gratton, Cherokee County Representative –NCWN West


1 comment:

  1. I really wanted to attend the reading at the Folk School. These two writers are wonderful and I always enjoy hearing them share their work with us.


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