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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 […]

Introducing Spring Conference Exhibitors: Part 2

This week and next, we’re introducing those exhibitors who’ll be joining us at our 2017 Spring Conference on Saturday, April 22, at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. To read Part 1 of this series, click here. Here are five more vendors who look forward to talking to you at Spring Conference: Minerva Rising […]

Introducing Spring Conference Exhibitors: Part 1

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2017 Spring Conference happens Saturday, April 22, in the MHRA Building and Curry Auditorium of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. There’s still time to pre-register! Along with the usual excellent programming and class offerings, Spring Conference hosts an exhibit hall packed with vendors representing some of the finest […]

Nobody Writes Alone: Jaki Shelton Green

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. “The spirit of writing thrives at the North Carolina Writers’ Network. They are a wellspring; a powerful tool for writers in North Carolina, both emerging and established. […]

Schools Can Teach Skills, and Arts

Kathryn Stripling Byer is a 2012 inductee of the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame and a former NC poet laureate. She weighed-in recently on the importance of the arts in education in an op-ed piece for The News & Observer in Raleigh. To read the full op-ed piece, click here. In it, Kay shares a visit […]

Lenoir-Rhyne University Offers Online Open House

From our friends at Lenoir-Rhyne University: Greetings from Lenoir-Rhyne University! Are you seeking opportunities to develop your professional skills and advance your career? Are you interested in learning more about discounted tuition for graduate school through your company’s partnership with Lenoir-Rhyne? Join us for Online @LRU, a virtual open house series designed to help you […]

A Publication for Appalachia, by Appalachia

For forty-five yeaars, Appalachian Journal has served as the premier regional studies review for the region of the Appalachian mountains. Published by Appalachian State University in Boone, this interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly features: …field research, interviews, and other scholarly studies of history, politics, economics, culture, folklore, literature, music, ecology, and a variety of other topics, as […]

Mimi Herman is Piedmont Laureate

We’re outrageously tardy in passing along this news, but if you haven’t heard, poet Mimi Herman was named the 2017 Piedmont Laureate, and we want to take a moment to extend our heartiest, if belated, congratulations. Each year, the arts commissions of Durham, Orange County, Raleigh, and the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake […]

A Change Is Coming to Your E-mail Inbox

For many years now, the North Carolina Writers’ Network has sent three e-blasts each week: The NC Literary Calendar (Tuesdays), Opportunities (Wednesdays), and Member Readings (Thursdays). We send these e-blasts because we believe the information they contain get to the heart of our mission, which is to provide programs, resources, and opportunities for growth to […]

Nobody Writes Alone: Lee Smith

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. “In my travels over these United States, I am often asked why North Carolina has so many good writers—and my answer never varies. No other state has […]