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Meet the Spring Conference Exhibitors – Part 1 of 2

The NC Writers’ Network 2022 Spring Conference happens Saturday, April 23, on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and online. In-person attendees will have access to a scaled-down exhibit hall featuring select vendors spaced out to allow for better social distancing. Registration is open! We’ll introduce our eight exhibitors in two […]

Meet the NCWN 2021 Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part IV

Registration for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2021 Fall Conference ends on November 12–there will not be on-site registration this year. To help make it easier for some folks, we’ve extended the deadline to reserve a room at the conference hotel to November 5, which is Friday. We hope to see you! We’ve been introducing […]

2021 Poetry in Plain Sight Poems Chosen

From Sam Barbee, president, and our friends at the North Carolina Poetry Society: The North Carolina Poetry Society is honored to announce the forty-eight poems to be featured on Poetry In Plain Sight posters have been chosen, and they are outstanding, all fitting our program’s high standards. Ninety-two poets from all around North Carolina submitted […]

Dr. James W. Clark, Jr., Award Ceremony Thursday

On Thursday, October 29, at 4:00 pm EDT, the North Carolina Humanities Council will honor NC Literary Hall of Fame inductee Dr. James W. Clark, Jr., with the 2020 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities. The ceremony will be held online. The celebration includes a special address from Christie Hinson Norris, Director of Carolina […]

Rob Neufeld, RIP

The literary community lost a longtime friend and supporter this week with the passing of Rob Neufeld. The beloved author and historian was sixty-five. A veteran columnist for The Asheville Citizen-Times, Rob continued writing his “Visiting the Past” column up until the week he died. He was diagnosed with ALS in the summer of 2018 […]

Introducing the Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part II

The pre-registration deadline for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2019 Fall Conference is only two weeks away. We’ve been rolling out introductions for our exhibitors, five at a time. (If you missed Part I, click here.) The exhibit hall at Fall Conference is a great chance to talk to professionals inside the industry. Here are […]

NCWN Is Greensboro Bound

Like any literary citizen of this great state, we’re out-of-our-minds excited for the inaugural Greensboro Bound Literary Festival, which takes place this weekend at various venues in downtown Greensboro. NCWN will have an exhibitor’s booth in the Literary Marketplace on the first floor of the Cultural Center, alongside other literary and community-focused groups. If you […]

Introducing Spring Conference Exhibitors: Part II

Pre-registration for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2018 Spring Conference ends Sunday, April 15. In the meantime, we’ll be highlighting our exhibitors. The exhibit hall is a great chance to truly shop local and stock up on your summer reading material! We highlighted four exhibitors last week here. Here are four more: Bull City Press: […]

St. Andrews University Press Approaches 50 Years of Excellence

St. Andrews University Press, based in Laurinburg, is about to turn fifty: a testimony to their legacy of excellence. Founded as America’s first undergraduate press in 1969, St. Andrews University Press has since published over 200 titles of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and drama, including North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductees Fred Chappell, Sam Ragan, […]

Sally Buckner (1931-2018)

Summing up a life like Sally Buckner’s, who was a longtime friend of the North Carolina Writers’ Network and a beloved member of our state’s literary community, inevitably fails to do the person justice. We could talk about how Sally earned her Ph.D from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Or how she […]