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Piedmont Laureate Applications Now Open

“If you are a writer, you must listen,” says current Piedmont Laureate Nancy Peacock. “You must disengage, every day, from the noise and commerce and traffic and politics of the world. You must not let anyone tell you how to do it. You must not let anyone tell you what’s important…What did you do before […]

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 […]

Carrie Knowles Named New Piedmont Laureate

Longtime North Carolina Writers’ Network member Carrie Knowles, of Raleigh, has been selected as the 2014 Piedmont Laureate in the Short Story. As Piedmont Laureate, Knowles will receive an honorarium and serve until December 31, 2014. Her duties will include presenting public readings and workshops, participating at select public functions, and creating at least one […]