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Be the Next Piedmont Laureate

The Piedmont Laureate program is accepting applications from speculative fiction authors for 2015. Authors must be residents of Wake, Durham, or Orange counties. The deadline to apply is September 19 at 4:00 pm. The Piedmont Laureate program, co-sponsored by the City of Raleigh Arts Commission, Durham Arts Council, Orange County Arts Commission, and United Arts […]

John Claude Bemis Named 2013 Piedmont Laureate

From the City of Raleigh Public Affairs Department: John Claude Bemis, a children’s book author, educator and presenter from Hillsborough, has been selected as the region’s 2013 Piedmont Laureate. Mr. Bemis will be introduced as the new laureate at various workshops, reading programs and speaking engagements throughout the Piedmont Laureate sponsoring agencies’ four-county area that […]

2012 North Carolina Book Awards

The 2012 North Carolina Book Awards have been announced by the The North Carolina Literary and Historical Association: The Ragan Old North State Award for Nonfiction James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation (University of North Carolina Press) by Jeff Broadwater The Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction Nightwoods (Random […]