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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 […]

Help Heal Our Poet

We received an e-mail today from longtime friend and distinguished poet Jaki Shelton Green. We’re sharing it here in hopes that you’ll consider her request: My family and friends are uniting to raise money to help me battle an undiagnosed chronic illness without health insurance. The funds raised will be used for my medical costs. I […]

Play to Honor Jaki Shelton Green, Longtime Literary Friend to Many

On Friday, April 6 at 7:30 pm, Health Touch NC in Durham will present a special performance of the one-woman show, Mama Juggs, an award-winning play about breast health and women’s issues. Inspired by true stories from the playwright’s life, 10 percent of the proceeds will benefit the Breast Health Bra Art Project to Improve […]

Post-Fall Conference Roundup

We’ve recovered from the 2008 Fall Conference.  I think.  Maybe.  Anyway, here’s a roundup of links and other bits, some Fall Conference-related, some not: These good folks all talked about the Fall Conference on their own blogs – http://kristiewithak.blogspot.com/2008/11/north-carolina-writers-network-fall_17.html http://vickilanemysteries.blogspot.com/2008/11/ron-rashs-serena.html http://carolhenderson.blogspot.com/2008/11/home-again-home-again.html http://kristiewithak.blogspot.com/2008/11/north-carolina-writers-network-fall.html http://bluepencilediting.blogspot.com/2008/11/use-your-editing-skills-for-good.html This writer asks What’s Right With MFA Programs? Karen Spears Zacharias ponders […]