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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Follow the Network on Twitter!

You can now follow the Network on Twitter: @WritingestState Watch this weekend for live updates from the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductions at the Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities in Southern Pines—#nclhof!

UNC-TV Features NC Literary Hall of Fame Tonight

Tune in to UNC-TV tonight, Tuesday, October 9, at 7:30 pm! The weekly program “North Carolina Now” will feature the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame and, although we haven’t seen the final cut, we’re pretty sure NCWN Executive Director Ed Southern will be on to talk about it. This feature coincides nicely with the […]

Announcing the Literary Map of North Carolina

Anyone who attended the Keynote Address at the NCWN 2012 Spring Conference at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro heard archivists Jennifer Motszko, Kathelene Smith, and Keith Gorman present a sneak preview of the then yet-to-be-released Literary Map of North Carolina. Less than six months later, the map is now live! The NC Literary […]

The Price of Being Popular

The 2012 Fall Conference of the North Carolina Writers’ Network still has plenty of room for you and for all writers, working in all genres, at all levels of skill and experience, all across this state and beyond. The 2012 conference hotel, however, does not. The Embassy Suites in Cary, site of the 2012 NCWN […]

New Videos of Members Reading Poetry

New footage of North Carolina Writers’ Network members reading their poetry is now available on the Network’s YouTube channel. (Check out the playlist “NC Poetry Society 2012 Annual Meeting“.) Videos of the following poets are posted: Anthony S. Abbott Michael Gaspeny Mimi Herman Richard Krawiec Dave Manning Sandra Ann Winters Lisa Zerkle These videos were […]

NCLR Awards 2012 James Applewhite Poetry Prize

The North Carolina Literary Review has awarded its 2012 James Applewhite Prize to University of North Carolina at Greensboro professor and poet Mark Smith-Soto. Smith-Soto read his winning poem, “Last Retreat to Topsail Island,” at the Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming in Greenville, where Applewhite was also honored with the Roberts Award for Literary Inspiration. The poem […]