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Dorianne Laux Is Pulitzer Finalist

It’s not every day—heck, it’s barely once a decade—that the North Carolina literary community can celebrate a Pulitzer Prize finalist in our midst. Raleigh poet Dorianne Laux was named a Finalist for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for her collection, Only as the Day Is Long: New and Selected Poems (W.W. Norton). Jericho Brown’s […]

Poetry in the Prisons

The North Carolina Writers’ Network facilitates the Prison Writers Outreach program, which pairs incarcerated writers with volunteers who work together on exploring the possibilities offered by creative writing: memoir, short or long fiction, poetry, plays, and more. There’s a tremendous amount of intererst in this program, and there’s a wait-list for incarcerated writers waiting for […]

Brown, James, Treuer among National Book Award Finalists

The 2019 finalists for the National Book Award have been announced: twenty-five finalists in the categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature. For the complete list, with links to purchase, click here. Of note…. Marlon James in a finalist in Fiction for Black Leopard, Red Wolf (Riverhead Books / Penguin Random […]