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Fall Conference In the News

As the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Fall Conference registration approaches record-breaking numbers, we’ve been all over the news. Here’s what you may have missed: Paul Foster’s interview with poet Tina Barr on WNCW 88.7 FM Carol Anders interview with poet Keith Flynn on WNPV 103.7 FM “Asheville ‘N the Arts” D.G. Martin’s interview with […]

It’s University Press Week

November 8-14 is University Press Week, a nationwide celebration of the “extraordinary work of non-profit scholarly publishers and their many contributions to culture, the academy, and an informed society.” Founded in 1978 by president Jimmy Carter, University Press Week is organized by the Association of American University Presses (AAUP), an “organization of non-profit publishers whose […]

Meet Our Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part III

Over the past two weeks we’ve introduced many of the exhibitors who’ll be at the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Fall Conference, November 20-22, in Asheville. Here’s the third and final installment, in alphabetical order—the last, but certainly not the least, of those who’ll make the exhibit hall a truly happening place to be over […]

Celebrating Eleanora E. Tate

Eleanora E. Tate is a children’s book author, folklorist, short-story writer, creative writing teacher, and former newspaper reporter. We’re also proud to say she’s a longtime member of the North Carolina Writers’ Network, and a former board member. During the month of November, Wake County Public Libraries will be celebrating Eleanora’s work through a series […]

Books 50% Off through Bookworm & Silverfish

After nearly forty years of membership in the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America, Bookworm & Silverfish, which specializes in out-of-print books and appraisals, is offering 50% off a large portion of its online inventory. You can search by author, title, keyword, or even category. There are thousands of rare and antique books on subjects such […]

Meet Our Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part II

Last week we introduced several of the literary organizations who will be exhibiting at the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Fall Conference, November 20-22, in Asheville. Continuing in alphabetical order, here’s Part Two! Hub City Writers Project has published more than 500 writers through its publishing arm, Hub City Press; serves the city of Spartanburg, […]

Friday Is Deadline for Discounted Hotel Rate

Thinking of attending the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Fall Conference? Friday, October 30, is the deadline to book a room at the Biltmore Village Lodge at the discounted conference rate of $95 per night. Guests should call the hotel directly at (828) 277-1800 and mention “NC Writers’ Network” to make reservations. This is the […]

Meet Our Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part I

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Fall Conference runs November 20-22 in Asheville. Registration is open. One of the highlights of the weekend is our exhibit hall packed with vendors representing literary organizations from around North Carolina and beyond. We’ll be introducing all the exhibitors in a three-part series of blog posts. In alphabetical order…. […]

Got a Book Coming Out?

Encore magazine, Wilmington’s alternative weekly, is currently seeking books to review in 2016. The plan is to pair a new book with an older companion book in each review. Because Encore is a weekly rag, they’re looking for fifty-two books. The reviewer, friend-of-the Network Gwenyfar Rohler, is interested in reading novels, short-story collections, essay collections, […]

Tony Abbott Receives North Carolina Award

Former North Carolina Writers’ Network president and longtime Network supporter Anthony S. Abbott (Tony) is one of six recipients of the 2015 North Carolina Award. Established by the General Assembly in 1961, the North Carolina Award is the highest civilian honor given by the state. Presented annually since 1964, the award recognizes significant contributions to […]