The 2017 Carolina Mountains Literary Festival Keynote James Reston Jr.

The Carolina Mountains Literary Festival is proud to present the Saturday night Keynote Speaker and award-winning author James Reston, Jr.      The Saturday night Keynote speaker ($20) will be the author, James Reston, Jr. This highly acclaimed writer has created a body of work that spans medieval history, science, politics, current events and playwriting, just to name a few.       His topics are as diverse as the Crusades, Pete Rose and the Kennedy assassination. Fragile Innocence, his memo...
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2017 Cm Lit Fest Author Book Review: Bearwallow by Jeremy B. Jones

Like many young people in these mountains today, Jeremy Jones left his family home and land at the foot of Bearwallow Mountain in Edneyville, fifteen miles from Hendersonville, NC to attend college. Afterwards he taught English to children of the village of Gracias a Dios in the mountains of Honduras. At age twenty-four, he, like many “third-generation immigrants” who return to their roots in search of who they are, returned to his former Edneyville grammar school to teach English to Mexican...
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