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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Congratulations to Fred Chappell

From our friendly neighborhood North Carolina Humanities Council: GREENSBORO, NC (June 28, 2010) – The trustees of the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, have chosen North Carolina author and educator Fred Chappell as the recipient of the 2010 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the […]

Sad News from Charlotte

The Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County has discontinued the annual Novello Festival of Reading and has placed Novello Festival Press “on hiatus.”  You can read the Charlotte Observer‘s editorial about it here.

Books & Basketball

It’s always nice when two of your favorite activities converge.  Today’s Shelf Awareness included a column by Robert Gray about Phil Jackson, the coach of the Los Angeles Lakers and winner of 11 NBA titles (a record), and his long-standing tradition of assigning books to his players. As Gary says at his column’s conclusion, “. […]

Go Here! Go Now!

Personally, I find it hard to believe that we’re already in the second half of June, but it’s harder to argue with the calendar.  That means we’re rapidly approaching the registration deadline for the 2010 Squire Summer Writing Residency.  Don’t forget that the Residency is the only Network get-together with a cap on registrants, and […]

Some Fine Points about 2010 Summer Writing Residency Instructors

Here at the NC Writers’ Network office, it would never cross our minds to gossip or entertain rumors about writers.  Our pursuit of celebrating North Carolina’s rich literary community is pure. But what’s the harm in a little trivia? Here are some little-known facts about our 2010 Squire Summer Writing Residency instructors so that you can entertain the idea  […]