CFP: Celebration of Appalachian Voices & Experiences (6/15/07; 10/28/07-10/30/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Nichols
contact email: 
dnichols@gsc.edu

Lend your voice regarding and experience of Appalachia to the First =
Annual
Celebration of Appalachian Voices & Experiences (CAVE) gathering on =
Sunday,
October 28th - Tuesday, Oct. 30th, 2007, in Young Harris, Georgia. The
celebration will be held at Brasstown Valley Resort, a spectacular =
503-acre
mountain lodge: http://www.brasstownvalley.com.

* For our purposes, "Appalachia" is broadly interpreted. We plan to
include panels on Appalachian Fiction, Appalachian Poetry, Appalachian =
Music,
Appalachian Visual Arts, Language in Appalachia, and "Outsiders" in
Appalachia.
* In addition to standard presentations, we are very =20
    pleased to host panels, workshops, and book signings=20
    by such well-known writers as New York Times=20
    bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb (www.sharynmccrumb.com/index.html) =

    and prolific fantasy writer Tom Deitz
(http://risse.tierranet.com/deitz/deitz.html
<http://risse.tierranet.com/deitz/ deitz.html> ).
* Please send a 300-word abstract via email using MS Word attachment to
tdeitz_at_gsc.edu or dnichols_at_gsc.edu NO LATER THAN June 15, 2007. Be sure =
to
include your name, your institutional affiliation (if applicable), your
mailing address and email address, and a phone number. Accepted =
abstracts
will be limited to 20-minute presentations.

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cfp categories: 
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