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Valerie Macon is North Carolina’s New Poet Laureate

By Ed Southern, Executive Director, North Carolina Writers’ Network The North Carolina Writers’ Network stands for writing as “everybody’s art.” In our mission statement, we affirm that “writing is necessary both for self-expression and a healthy community, that well-written words can connect people across time and distance, and that the deeply satisfying experiences of writing […]

NC’s The dB’s Rock the Triangle

The Chapel-Hill based pop-rock band The dBs—fronted by 2012 Fall Conference workshop leader Peter Holsapple—rocked Raleigh’s Hopscotch Music Festival this weekend. They played the Long View Center on Friday night, “and sounded fantastic on classics like ‘Love is for Lovers’ and ‘Ask for Jill,’ as well as new tunes like ‘World to Cry’ and ‘Collide-oOo-Scope.’” […]