Join Friends of Rickman Store on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m. for a presentation by Brent Martin, local writer, educator and conservationist. Martin will be discussing and reading from his chapbooks as well as from recently published essays about the area.
Martin, who lives in the Cowee Community, serves as Southern Appalachian Regional Director of the Wilderness Society in Sylva. He is the author of three chapbook collections of poetry, “Poems from Snow Hill Road,” “A Shout in the Woods,” and “Every Breath Sings Mountains,” which he co-authored with writers Thomas Rain Crowe and Barbara Duncan. Visit the restored interior of Rickman Store and stay for music and refreshments. Rickman Store, open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is located on 259 Cowee Creek Rd. For more information, call (828)369-5595.