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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 is at work on a new novel.


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Lambs of Men
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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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“Men were doomed to repeat the sins of not only their fathers, but all their ancient forbears on back to Cain. That was the true mark upon man, scripted in his very blood.”
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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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