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A Thank You to a U.S. Congressperson

By Ed Southern Recently, the Network found itself in need of some assistance dealing with a particular federal agency (whose initials rhyme with a conversation one might have with a pirate: “Hi.” “Arrr.” “Yes?”). After our attempts to help ourselves went nowhere, I reached out to the office of my United States congressperson, Representative Kathy […]

So How Did YOU Spend Your Saturday?

On Saturday, September 24, literary-minded folks around the world held events and demonstrations as part of 100 Thousand Poets for Change. Here in North Carolina, many of these events ran under the subtitle, “Writers for Education.” Writers (and readers) around the state organized to show their support for the arts through workhops and readings and […]