NetWest Mountain Writers and Poets
|A blog for and about the NC Writers' Network-West
Poets, What do you think?
This post is from an article by Nancy Simpson, “Writing Free Verse: Some Questions and...
What Questions Do You Ask?
We began this blog in 2007. Looking through our Archives tonight, I realize we have...
All Open Mic in December for Coffee with the Poets and Writers
Coffee with the Poets and Writers meets Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10:30 a.m. at Blue Mountain...
Re-print of Interview with Ellen Schofield, Program Coordinator for NCWN West
Earlier this year, Rosemary Royston, program coordinator for
the past couple of years, resigned due to...
A November Poem
November is here again, cold and cloudy. I want to share a poem that was...
Now Available: Echoes Across the Blue Ridge
available in bookstores or online
“Straight from the land of sky. song and story, another dynamic collection--strong and surprising.” --Lee Smith
“Anyone who enjoys Appalachian Literature will be delighted by this excellent anthology, particularly because it introduces the reader to a number of our region’s gifted though lesser-known writers. Bravo!” --Ron Rash
The anthology is dedicated to the memory of our Appalachian ballad poet Byron Herbert Reece
More information here
Hats Off! to Ross White who has two poems in the current issue of The New England Review. White's poem "Flock" was also nominated for the Best of the Net Anthology by Body.
Upcoming Readings & Events
|Mon, Dec 9th, @12:00pm - 02:00PM|
Celia Rivenbark Reading
|Tue, Dec 10th, @5:30pm - 07:30PM|
Daniel Nathan Terry and Lisa Zerkle Reading
|Tue, Dec 10th, @7:00pm - 09:00PM|
Henry F. Tonn Reading
|Sat, Dec 14th, @3:00pm - 05:00PM|
|Mon, Dec 16th, @6:00pm - 07:45PM|
Open Mic Night