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Fall Conference in the Charlotte Observer

Well, on the Observer’s website.  Well, not exactly on the website, but in Reading Life editor Pam Kelley’s blog. She’s right, of course – you can join this convergence of writers in the Carolinas’ largest city.  Preregistration ends tomorrow, though, so don’t wait too long or you’ll have to pay a higher fee. Wait, what […]

“A Tribute to Novello”

If you’re in or near Charlotte this weekend, and you love (or even just like) literature – and why would you be reading this blog if you don’t? – be sure to check out the “Tribute to Novello.” As mentioned before on this blog, it’s a grassroots effort to keep Charlotte’s Novello Festival of Reading […]

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 […]

Did I Mention Peace College is Air-Conditioned?

That’s right – if you come to the 2010 Squire Summer Writing Residency, not only do you get to spend a weekend learning, working, and socializing with other talented and dedicated writers from across the state (and beyond), but you get to do so in air-conditioned comfort.  The Residency’s registration deadline is Monday, so sign […]

Sad News from Charlotte

The Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County has discontinued the annual Novello Festival of Reading and has placed Novello Festival Press “on hiatus.”  You can read the Charlotte Observer‘s editorial about it here.

The Sahara of the Bozart? Still?

NCWN member Dannye Romine Powell wrote a column for yesterday’s Charlotte Observer remarking on a travel piece that appeared recently in the New York Times.  The Times article focused on center-city Charlotte’s new Wells Fargo Cultural Campus and the city’s other museums and cultural offerings, under the headline “Arts Oasis in a Sporty Town.” Dannye […]