Sharyn McCrumb's Signings & Appearances

Greenbrier Historical Society Book Launch

WVU Building at the West Virginia Fairgrounds, Lewisburg WV

September 10, 1:00 p.m.

"The Unquiet Grave" is based on a true story that happened in 1897 in Greenbrier County. It is fitting, then, that the premier for the novel should be held in Greenbrier County as a benefit for the Greenbrier County Historical Society. Program 1-4 p.m. with refreshments & program and book signing. Book sales benefit the historical society.

West Virginia State Fairgrounds ~ WVU Building (Bldg #9) 947 Maplewood Ave
Lewisburg, WV 24901


Hillsville VA Program

First Community Bank

September 12, 4-6 p.m.

Sharyn McCrumb will talk about her new Ballad novel "The Unquiet Grave," visit with her readers in Hillsville, and sign copies of her work.

148 N. Main Street
Hillsville, VA 24343


Unquiet Grave Program

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM)

September 13, 2:30 p.m.

The NC portion of Sharyn McCrumb's fall book tour begins in Blowing Rock. She will talk about the history behind The Unquiet Grave-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

159 Chesnut Street
Blowing Rock, NC


King's Mountain/Frankie Silver Program

The Crossnore School

September 13, 10:00 a.m.

Sharyn McCrumb will talk about two of her western North Carolina novels, "King's Mountain" and "The Ballad of Frankie Silver," to the Crossnore students who are reading "Frankie Silver" and to the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The public is welcome to attend.

Hayes fine Arts Building 205 Johnson Lane
Crossnore, NC 28616


Watauga County Library Program

Watauga County Public library

September 14, 10:00 a.m.

Sharyn McCrumb meets with the Boone writers group High Country Writers to discuss her research and writing techniques with "The Unquiet Grave." Anyone may attend. ~ Booksigning to follow.

140 Queen Street
Boone, NC 28607


Malaprops Booksigning: Asheville

Malaprops Bookstore

September 14, 7:00 p.m.

The first bookstore on the "Unquiet Grave" book tour. A brief talk and booksigning at the Asheville independent bookstore Malaprops. The ghost girl pictured on the cover of "The Unquiet Grave" is actress/model Aislin Freya Pax of Asheville.

55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC


Zebulon Baird Vance Symposium

UNC Asheville

September 15, 2:00 p.m.

Zebulon Baird Vance, North Carolina's Civil War governor, is the subject of this UNC-Asheville symposium. Sharyn McCrumb will discuss Zeb's appearance in fiction. Vance was the narrator of her award-winning novels "Ghost Riders" and "The Ballad of Tom Dooley."

Mountain View Room ~ Sherrill Center & Kimmel Arena ~ 227 Campus Drive
Asheville, NC 28804


City Lights Booksigning in Sylva NC

City Lights Bookstore

September 16, 7:00 p.m.

Sharyn McCrumb will talk about the history behind The Unquiet Grave-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

3 E. Jackson Street
Sylva, NC 28779


Program for the Burke County Library and the Historical Society

City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium

September 16, 2:00 p.m.

Sharyn McCrumb will talk about the history behind The Unquiet Grave-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium 401 S College St, Morganton, NC 28655
Morganton , NC


Sunday afternoon with Blue Ridge Books

Blue Ridge Books

September 17, 3:00 p.m.

Sharyn McCrumb will talk about the history behind her new Ballad novel "The Unquiet Grave"-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

152 S. Main Street
Waynesville, NC


Hub City Books Spartanburg Program

Hub City Books

September 18, 7:00 p.m.

In connection with a visit to a class on Appalachian Women at Spartanburg's Wofford College, Sharyn McCrumb will visit Hub City Bookstore to talk about the history behind her newest Ballad novel, "The Unquiet Grave"-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

Hub City Books 186 West Main Street
Spartanburg , SC


Wofford College Class on Appalachian Women

Central United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall

September 19, 10:00 a.m.

Sharyn McCrumb will discuss the real Appalachian women featured in her Ballad novels, including Frankie Silver, "Ghost Riders" Malinda Blalock, "King's Mountain's" Virginia Sal, and Mary Jane Heaster of her newest novel "The Unquiet Grave."

233 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306


Pearisburg VA Library Program

Pearisburg Public Library

September 21, 7:00 p.m.

On Thursday, September 21 in Pearisburg VA, Sharyn McCrumb will talk about the history behind her new Ballad novel "The Unquiet Grave"-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

209 Fort Branch Rd
Pearisburg, VA 24134


An Evening at the Salem Historical Museum

Salem Historical museum

September 22, 7:00 p.m.

In a return visit to the Salem Historical Museum, hosts of the 2016 book launch for "Prayers the Devil Answers," Sharyn McCrumb will talk about the history behind her newest Ballad novel, "The Unquiet Grave"-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

801 E. Main Street
Salem, VA


Mount Airy NC Public Library Program

Mount Airy Public Library

September 24, 2:00 p.m.

On Sunday, September 24 in Mount Airy NC, Sharyn McCrumb will talk about the history behind her new Ballad novel "The Unquiet Grave"-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

145 Rockford Street
Mount Airy., NC 27030


Words & Music Program

Willard Library

September 30, 7:00 p.m.

On Saturday morning at 10, Sharyn McCrumb will present a program on her research for "The Unquiet Grave." That evening, Sharyn and award-winning Bluegrass musician Jack Hinshelwood will present "Words & Music," a program in which Sharyn discusses and reads from her Ballad novels, and Jack plays the traditional tunes associated with each book. The program, has been presented throughout the U.S. and in Canada.

21 First Avenue
Evansville, IN 47710


Morgantown WV Program

Morgantown Public Library

October 5, 7:00 p.m.

This is as close as the book tour will get to Moundsville, the old WV penitentiary (now a tourist site) where Trout Shue died in 1900. Sharyn McCrumb will visit the Morgantown WV public library to talk about the history behind her newest Ballad novel, "The Unquiet Grave"-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

373 Spruce Street
Morgantown, WV 26505


Kingsport TN Book Program

I Love Books Bookstore

October 11, 6:00 p.m.

On Wednesday evening, October 11 in Kingsport TN, Sharyn McCrumb will discuss her new Ballad novel "The Unquiet Grave" and sign copies at the "I Love Books" Bookstore in the Fort Henry Mall.

2101 Fort Henry Drive Fort Henry Mall
Kingsport, TN 37664


Morristown TN Library Program

Morristown-Hamblen Public library

October 12, 7:00 p.m.

On Thursday, October 12 in Morristown, TN, Sharyn McCrumb and Morristown resident Sandra Menders will talk about the "The Unquiet Grave"-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and the primary research they did to uncover the documents and piece together the facts behind the legend. ~ Booksigning to follow.

417 West Main Street
Morristown, TN 37814


Abingdon VA Library Program

Washington County VA Public Library

October 15, 2:00 p.m.

On Sunday, October 15 in Abingdon VA, Sharyn McCrumb will talk about the history behind her new Ballad novel "The Unquiet Grave"-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

205 Oak Hill Street
Abingdon, VA 24210


Blacksburg VA Library Program

Montgomery County Public Library ~ Blacksburg

October 22, 2:00 p.m.

On Sunday, October 22 in Blacksburg VA, Sharyn McCrumb will talk about the history behind her new Ballad novel "The Unquiet Grave"-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

200 Miller Street
Blacksburg, VA 24060


Franklin County Public Library Program

Franklin County Public Library

October 23, 6:00 p.m.

On Monday, October 23 in Rocky Mount VA, Sharyn McCrumb will talk about the history behind her new Ballad novel "The Unquiet Grave"-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

355 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, VA 24151


Radford VA Library Program

Radford VA Public Library

October 25, 7:00 p.m.

On Wednesday, October 25 in Radford VA, Sharyn McCrumb will talk about the history behind her new Ballad novel "The Unquiet Grave"-- the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost-- and what she uncovered when she researched it. ~ Booksigning to follow.

300 W. Main Street
Radford, VA


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