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Page 158 Books Is on the Move

Just a heads up that if you’re on your way to the charming town of Wake Forest and you’re hoping to spend some quality time at Page 158 Books, they’ve moved to a temporary location at 317 E. Roosevelt Ave. (formerly Lulu’s Antiques). According to Shelf Awareness, Page 158 will ultimately wind up in the […]

Minerva Rising Brings Women Together, to Flourish

Minerva, the Greek Goddess, is the goddess of “music, poetry, medicine, wisdom, commerce, weaving, and the crafts.” And in the same way the goddess sprang fully grown—and bearing armor and weapons—from Jupiter’s head, so Minerva Rising Literary Journal seemeed to arrive on the literary scene in 2012 fully grown and complete. The literary journal is an […]

Tomorrow, Celebrate Your Indie Bookstore!

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 29, is Independent Bookstore Day! Indie bookshops around North Carolina and beyond will be celebrating all day long. Here’s what’s happening at a purveyor of independently cultivated books near you. Remember, #ShopLocal! Bookmarks, Wiinston-Salem Bookmarks will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for their new brick and mortar location at 10:00 am in the […]

Groundbreaking Saturday for Indie Bookstore

We’re out-of-our-minds excited for a new, independent bookstore to open in Winston-Salem. Here’s the latest from our friends at Bookmarks: WINSTON-SALEM—Bookmarks will celebrate National Independent Bookstore Day with a Groundbreaking and Celebration for its new bookstore and gathering space on Saturday, April 29, at 10 am in the Breezeway at 634 West Fourth St. in […]

Nobody Writes Alone: Alice Osborn

In support of the North Carolina Writers’ Network “Nobody Writes Alone” campaign, we’ve asked beloved authors to weigh-in on what the North Carolina Writers’ Network means to them. Fourteen years ago, I declared I was writer. It was time to finally go for it, but while I knew I couldn’t be anything else, I also […]

Glint Literary Journal Comortable Living on Edge

There are no shortage of online literary journals. Some present their material just as a print publication would, as text against an otherwise blank page. Others, such as North Carolina-based Glint Literary Journal, embrace the online medium as an opportunity to do as much with their material as a print magazine can—and much more. One […]

Prime Number Offers Indivisible Poetry and Prose

Some literary journals have one or two editors whose reigns span decades. Over time, the publication takes on their voices and comes to display the tastes, passions, and yes, the blind-spots of their editors, forged by the years. Prime Number Magazine, the literary journal of Press 53, based in Winston-Salem, has made a different choice. If […]

Nobody Writes Alone: Clyde Edgerton

In support of the North Carolina Writers’ Network “Nobody Writes Alone” campaign, we’ve asked beloved authors to weigh-in on what the North Carolina Writers’ Network means to them. “I wish the NCWN had been around when I started writing. I could have gotten the support and expertise that would have saved time in my getting […]

Introducing Our Spring Conference Exhibitors: Part 3

Pre-registration for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2017 Spring Conference may be closed, but you can still join us: we’ll open on-site registration bright and early at 8:00 am on Saturday, April 22. We’ve been rolling out the list of vendors who will be in our exhibit hall that day. In case you missed them, here […]

Channel Your Inner Kerouac at QRB

Legend has it that Beat writer Jack Kerouac pounded out the entire manuscript of his best-known work, On the Road, via typewriter on one long scroll of paper during a three-week Benzedrine binge. Now, Triangle literati can channel their inner Kerouac—hopefully without the bennies—and hustle down to Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh. There are still a couple weeeks […]