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Charles Dodd White lives in the mountains of western North Carolina. He is a recipient of the Jean Ritchie Fellowship for Appalachian Writing and has been awarded an individual artist’s grant from the North Carolina Arts Council. He is author of the novels, A SHELTER OF OTHERS (2014), LAMBS OF MEN (2010), and the story collection, SINNERS OF SANCTION COUNTY (2011). His work has appeared in Red Holler: Contemporary Appalachian Writing, Appalachian Heritage, The Louisville Review, North Carolina Literary Review, The Rumpus, Tusculum Review and others. He teaches English at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee.


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sheltercoverToday A Shelter of Others is published. It’s been a bit of a wait, but I’m excited to see this book out into the world. There’s a nice write up over at Fiddleblack’s blog that discusses “antipastoralism” and how this novel fits that definition. Read it here



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Melody Charles wrote: "It's a fun town. We just got slammed with 17 inches of snow last week. No power for 3 days!"

WOW....that's a LOT of freakin' snow!!!




Charles White It's a fun town. We just got slammed with 17 inches of snow last week. No power for 3 days!


Melody Hi...thanks for the friend request. Congrats on your novel coming out...we love Asheville :)


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