Festival Planners

The Steering Committee

 
Dr. Daniel Barron (director of the AMY Regional Libraries) Grant Writer, Program Committee
Dan Barron


 Kathy Weisfeld (community volunteer, poet) Program Chair













Britt Kaufmann
(poet, playwright) Graphics Queen of the Universe
Britt Kaufman



 Carol Boggess  (Professor, Mars Hill University) Program Committee


Amber Westall Briggs (Librarian, Yancey County Public Library) YA Author Liaison, School Liaison, Program Committee  
 

Myrna Stephens (board member of many local organizations) Budget Curmudgeon
Myrna Stephens

 
Lucy Doll (Community Activist, Office Manager) Author Liaison, Venue Coordinator

 
Jake and Cynthia Blood (Hikers and Get 'er Done-rs) Venue Coordinators


Joann Pagano
Author Hospitality
 
Jane Willig (Operations Manager, Artist and Advocate for the Arts) Volunteer Wrangler


Dianne Mahlert Registration Maven
 
Matt Mazzuckelli (duck farmer, chef, and IT guy) Webmaster & A/V Services


Sue Wasserman Publicity

 
Anne Sabri Author Accommodations 
 
Program Committee
 
Kathy Weisfeld, Chair, Daniel Barron, Amber Briggs, and Carol Boggess
 
 
2014 Volunteers
Ann Berdeen, Teaky Tollison, Rose Gordon, Jeannette Maddox, Tony Perry, Lily Rountree, Jerry Newton, Ellen Denker, Judy Scheckel, Kat Turczyn, Theresa Coletta, Matt Willig, Meghan Lundy-Jones, Melissa Davis, Minnie Powell, Nancy Lindeman, Nancy Roth, Norb McKinney, Olga Ronay, Britt Kaufmann, Deana Blanchard, Hilda Downer, Jada Cash, Juanita Brown, Cathy Springer, and Linda Goldberg.