By Madison Fisler Oct. 22, 2012. The New River Winery will host a book signing and reading for the contributing authors of “Mountain Memoirs: An Ashe County Anthology” this Saturday, Oct. 27 at 3:00 p.m. Contributors include bestselling writers Lee Smith and Clyde Edgerton and UNC-TV’s NC Bookwatch host D.G. Martin. Local contributors include: Chris Arvidson, Fran Cook, Mickael Goss, Becca Gummere, Gene Hafer, Edith Jones, Ron Joyner, Barbara Kidd Lawing, Janet Pittard, Scot Pope, Diana Renfro, Sam Shumate, Becky Stragand, Pier Stukes and Julie Townsend. Musical entertainment will be provided by Henry Doss and Mountain Memoirs editor Scot Pope. Officially released Oct 16, 2012, “Mountain Memoirs” includes works about Ashe County from over 20 contributing authors. These authors will be on hand at the event to sign copies and read excerpts from the book. The entire event is free and open to the public.