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Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Triangle is looking for a few good writers

From the City of Raleigh Arts Commission: Piedmont Laureate Call for Applications The Piedmont Laureate program will be accepting applications from creative nonfiction writers for 2011! Authors of works including biographies, autobiographies, memoirs, travel writings, and new journalism are eligible to apply. Writers must be residents of Alamance, Durham, Orange and/or Wake counties. Deadline to […]

M-V-P! M-V-P!

In his latest Musings post, Scott Owens heaps praise on the invaluable Glenda Beall, and I couldn’t agree more.

Bravo, Nancy

Congratulations to the Network’s good friend Nancy Olson, owner of Raleigh’s Quail Ridge Books & Music, who will receive a 2010 Raleigh Medal of the Arts in a ceremony on October 6.  Nancy has done as much for North Carolina’s writers, and North Carolina’s literary culture, as anyone, and this honor is well-deserved.

The Good, The Bad, and The Just Plain Ig’nant

The Good: Not to overshadow the upcoming Squire Summer Writing Residency (registration for which is now closed), but how would you like to audit a class with William Faulkner?  The Network’s beloved board president Nicki Leone sent me this link to audio clips of William Faulkner speaking at the University of Virginia. I still haven’t […]

Did I Mention Peace College is Air-Conditioned?

That’s right – if you come to the 2010 Squire Summer Writing Residency, not only do you get to spend a weekend learning, working, and socializing with other talented and dedicated writers from across the state (and beyond), but you get to do so in air-conditioned comfort.  The Residency’s registration deadline is Monday, so sign […]

The Network is always open . . .

. . . but the Network’s offices will be closed Monday, July 5, in honor of Independence Day (or, as Stephen Colbert calls it, “exploding Christmas”).  Our Web site honors no holidays, however, so it will still be humming along if you would like to renew your membership or register for the 2010 Squire Summer […]

Coming Soon: Party in Asheville for New Issue of NC Literary Review

From Margaret Bauer and our other friends at the North Carolina Literary Review: “The 2010 issue of the North Carolina Literary Review is due from the printer in late July. Look for your copies to come soon thereafter, and mark your calendar: if you’re going to be in the Asheville area on the weekend of […]