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Additional Hotel Options for Fall Conference

We just got word that the block of rooms at the Fall Conference hotel, the Doubletree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore, is full–or almost. If you haven’t yet booked your room, you can go ahead and try to do so at the conference venue using this link. If you find the hotel is full, there are plenty […]

Native Son, Famously Adapted by NC Playwright, Receives New Treatment

Richard Wright’s 1939 novel Native Son sold 250,000 copies in hardcover within three weeks of being published. Not without controversy for its unflinching portrayal of the racial divide in America that existed at the time, Native Son has remained in print despite being frequently banned and challenged. North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductee Paul […]

Vote for Our Fall Conference!

The Writer magazine is on a “hunt” to find their readers’ favorite writing conferences across the U.S. Because we have no shame, we’re just going to come on out and ask: will you vote for the North Carolina Writers’ Network (NCWN) Fall Conference? To vote, click here. If you’ve been to a Fall Conference and […]

The Best Way to Thank Us

By Ed Southern, Executive Director North Carolina Writers’ Network More than 200 of you came to our 2018 Fall Conference this past weekend, and we thank you for that. Most of you 200 approached me, Charles, or Deonna during the conference—or sent us an e-mail afterwards—thanking us for a weekend that you found stimulating, if […]

Fall Conference App Ready to Roll

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2018 Fall Conference runs November 2-4 in Charlotte—which means we open in just a few days! We’ve developed an “app” to help you better navigate the conference and enjoy all the programs. We say “app” because you don’t need to download anything to you phone. Instead, simply visit: www.ncwnfallconference.com from […]

Hotel Options Abound for Fall Conference

There are no more rooms available at the Hilton Charlotte University Place, the site of the 2018 North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference, November 2-4. However, there are nearby hotel options to fit a variety of price points. Please note, rates vary, and may be different from what we list below. Across the street from […]

Introducing Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 4

So, here’s a little secret. When you’re an exhibitor, there’s often a lot of downtime. Over the course of a full weekend, sure, you end up talking to a ton of people, but there’s a fair amount of time spent standing around, too. Gets to be, sometimes, you’ll talk to anybody about anything, just for […]

Introducing Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 2

We tell our attendees straight up: if you’re coming to Fall Conference, you’re going to want to bring an extra suitcase. Not only will Park Road Books be selling books written by all the illustrious faculty, but we’ll have sixteen exhibitors on-hand offering books, broadsides, journals, schwag, and more. So don’t forget to leave some […]

Introducing Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 1

Without question, the programming at the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2018 Fall Conference is going to be stupendous. Top-notch faculty; sessions in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for the stage and screen; faculty readings; open mics; and more. But no Fall Conference experience would be complete without setting aside plenty of time to meander through […]

New Literary Podcast for NC

A literary podcast launches October 2 called Charlotte Readers Podcast: Where Authors Give Voice to Their Written Words. This is a show that features Charlotte-area authors and those who visit the Queen City. Author Landis Wade, a member of the NC Writers’ Network, encourages authors to read and talk about their award-winning, published, and emerging […]