I heard from a couple of members yesterday who said they’d tried to reserve a room at the DoubleTree Hotel for the 2011 Fall Conference, but were told that the Network’s room block was full. The room block was, indeed, full, but I spoke to the DoubleTree yesterday and they have agreed to add some [...]
Monthly Archives: October 2011
On Sunday, October 16, the North Carolina Writers’ Network will try a new kind of event for writers and readers. “Southern Fictions/Southern Identities” will be a reading by former North Carolina poet laureate Kathryn Stripling Byer, followed by a panel discussion on issues of Southern history and identity with Pamela Duncan and Joseph Bathanti, moderated [...]
Readers to Writers On Sunday, the North Carolina Writers’ Network joined Raleigh’s North Regional Library for their Author Panel Kick-Off. This fall, Wake County Libraries will offer a comprehensive program called “Readers to Writers,” where aspiring writers can connect and create with dedicated established writing professionals and fellow novice writers through meaningful programs. Sponsored in [...]
. . . to Maureen Sherbondy of Raleigh, who won Friday’s drawing for the Woolworth Walk gift certificate. This contest was open to anyone and everyone who registered for the Fall Conference on last Friday, September 30. Look for more drawings and other contests, leading up to the 2011 Fall Conference, November 18 – 20 [...]
The namesake of one of the Network’s writing contests has (or would have had) a birthday today. Do you know which one?