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Sally Buckner Receives The Order of the Long Leaf Pine

This Thursday, August 11, Sally Buckner will be honored with The Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Among the most prestigious awards conferred by the Governor of North Carolina is The Order of the Long Leaf Pine. It is awarded to persons for exemplary service to the State of North Carolina and their communities that […]

North Carolina Award Nominations

From our friends at the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources: RALEIGH, N.C. – Just over two weeks remain to make a nomination for the 2016 North Carolina Award, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the state. The nomination period closes April 15, 2016. Created by the General Assembly in 1961, the award recognizes “notable […]

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 […]

Happy 80th Birthday to the NC Poetry Society

The North Carolina Poetry Society turned 80 years old in 2012, and we want to wish our friends there happy birthday! Come the end of the month, they’ll be celebrating all weekend long (rightfully so!) with readings in every part of the state. The festivities kick off with North Carolina’s new Poet Laureate, Joseph Bathanti, reading on Thursday […]

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 […]