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    Our Festival

    Major Sponsor

    A Festival of Ideas

    Thank You Sponsors!

    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

    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

    Nancy Lindeman
     (Avid Reader, Tungsten Miner's Daughter, Crazy Person Who Said "yes" to Lucy, Native of Granville County, Pitbull Rescuer/Advocate) Author Hospitality
    Jane Willig (Operations Manager, Artist and Advocate for the Arts) Volunteer Wrangler

    Wendy Reid (owner of the Design Gallery and arts advocate) Community Liaison
    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
    Volunteers tba