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The 2018 NC Literary and Historical Association Awards

On Friday, October 26, in a ceremony in Greenville, the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association honored their 2018 award recipients. The North Carolina Literary and Historical Association, established in 1900, is among the oldest organizations of its kind in the nation. For more than a century, they’ve worked to tirelessly to promote the Office […]

Celebrating Our Voices – Saturday!

On Saturday, October 27, beginning at 9:00 am, North Carolina Central University in Durham will host Celebrating Our Voices: Black Children’s Literature Symposium and Book Festival. The North Carolina Writers’ Network is proud to be a sponsor of this day-long event that is free and open to the public. The morning will offer speakers and […]

Come See Us at Bookmarks!

The North Carolina Writers’ Network will have an exhibitor’s booth at the 2018 Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors this Saturday, September 8, in downtown Winston-Salem. Come by and say hello! We’ll be sponsoring two sessions of Slush Pile Live!, an interactive event for aspiring writers to get immediate feedback on their work from editors […]

The Spring 2018 Okra Picks

Our friends at the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance have released their Spring, 2018, Okra Picks, “a season’s worth of delicious reading with a Southern flavor.” There’s a new novel from North Carolina author Charles Frazier (Varina, dedicated to Nancy Olson, the founder and former longtime owner of Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh); Country Dark, the […]

15th Annual African American Cultural Celebration

Civil Rights—march on! That’s the theme of the 15th Annual African American Cultural Celebration happening Saturday, January 30, from 10:30 am – 4:30 pm at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. Supported in part by the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission; PNC; the City of Raleigh, based on recommendation of the Raleigh […]

Weatherford to Receive North Carolina Award

Carole Boston Weatherford will be one of six recipients of the North Carolina Award in a Raleigh ceremony this weekend. Presented annually since 1964, the North Carolina Award is the highest honor our state can bestow.  Congratulations, Carole.

Much Reading for Your Weekend

There’s a lot going on, now and in the weeks to come: SPARKcon and poetrySPARK are back in the capital, kicking things off tonight with the NCWN Poetry Open Mic Night, hosted by Alice Osborn at Isaac Hunter’s Tavern. The good folks at BiblioBuffet (including our beloved board president Nicki Leone) share their pick of […]