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NCWN-West Hosts “A Day for Writers”

On Saturday, May 6, NCWN-West will host “A Day for Writers” at the Jackson County Public Library, 310 Keener St., in Sylva. Registration is now open. After morning coffee and a welcome, attendees can choose among workshop offerings that include: “Poetry Workshop” with former NC poet laureate and NC Literary Hall of Fame inductee Kathryn […]

Nominations Open for 2013 North Carolina Awards

The 2013 North Carolina Awards are now accepting nominations. These prestigious awards recognize “notable accomplishments by North Carolina citizens in the fields of scholarship, research, the fine arts and public leadership.” Awards are presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to artistic and literary expression, scientific achievement, and civic leadership. Individuals may be […]

Gary Carden Recipient of North Carolina’s Highest Civilian Honor

Sylva resident Gary Carden has been awarded the 2012 North Carolina Award for Literature—the highest civilian honor the state can bestow. This award recognizes Carden for his lifetime achievements as an author, storyteller, and painter. A literature and drama teacher turned storyteller, Gary Neil Carden is an award winning playwright whose tales are informed by […]