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October 24th, 2015

Posted by Adam Swinford at

Mark your calendars for the Jesse Stuart Foundation Bookstore and Appalachian Gift Shop's Open House and Book Signing. The event will run from 1 pm to 4 pm and feature many local authors and several deals for all your holiday shopping needs!

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JSF Needs Your Help!

Posted by Bryan Johnson at

JSF needs your help!We are looking for volunteers to help put on the upcoming Open House. If you'd like to be a behind-the-scenes part of this amazing event, please contact us and let us know!We need volunteers to serve from about 930 AM to around 6 PM on Saturday, August 8th. The event runs from 11 AM to 4 PM. Even if you can only stay part of the time, that would be great!You can message us here, email jsf@jsfbooks.com, or call 606.326.1667.

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A Very Distinguished Visitor

Posted by Bryan Johnson at

On Monday, June 29th, the JSF had a very distinguished visitor! Mr. Clancy Brown spent a good part of the day talking with Dr. Gifford about Allan W. Eckert and Jesse Stuart and his admiration for their works. Mr. Brown has appeared in movies like, "The Highlander" and "The Shawshank Redemption" and has lent his amazing voice talents to many TV shows, cartoons, and video games such as his role as the voice of 'Mr. Krabs' on the highly popular kid's cartoon, "Spongebob Squarepants". You can visit Mr. Brown at his website, www.clancybrown.com and follow him on his twitter, @ClancyBrownNews....

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JSF Is Hiring!

Posted by The Jesse Stuart Foundation at

The Jesse Stuart Foundation is seeking a mature, part-time worker with good clerical skills, computer skills, and get-along with people skills. We are looking for a high-energy person who is flexible and willing to learn a number of jobs so that we will have a “back-up” person for several key employees. Part-time work could lead to a full-time job in the future. Send your resume and cover letter to: James M. Gifford Ph.D.CEO & Senior EditorGifford@jsfbooks.com

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Dr. Gifford honored at University of the Cumberlands Graduation

Posted by The Jesse Stuart Foundation at

The Jesse Stuart Foundation's Senior Editor and CEO was in attendance at the 56th Honors Day Convocation at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky last Sunday.  At the ceremony, Dr. Gifford received an honorary degree and was recognized as a Doctor of Humane Letters. Dr. Gifford has headed the Jesse Stuart Foundation since 1979, when the organization was established to manage Jesse Stuart's literary estate and promote educational and cultural programs relevant to his life and works.  Dr. Gifford received the B. A. Degree from Maryville College, the M.A. Degree from Middle Tennessee State University, and his Ph....

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