Category Archives: Ron Rash

What’s in a Name?

Contrary to what many coordinators assume, a famous author doesn’t always ensure instant success for their Common Reads Program. Librarians who rely on circulation numbers are often missing out on up-and-coming titles; university administrators who require a book-to-film component are underestimating their readers; and most importantly, venues that insist on visiting authors with household name […]

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Not “Just” a Regional Author: An Interview with Ron Rash

In a recent interview, Ron Rash, author of New York Times bestselling novel The Cove, describes his proud heritage as a North Carolina native but his reluctance at being classified as “just” a regional author. “I’m very proud to be from this region,” he explains, “And I’m proud to be associated with so many great writers […]

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Ron Rash on Southern Writing, the Short Story, and Film Versions of His Books

With two books being translated to the big screen, American attention is turned toward Appalachian author and poet Ron Rash. In this interview he discusses his critical success as well as his origins and creative process as a writer.

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