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Robert Watson

Late yesterday we learned of the passing of poet, novelist, and teacher Robert Watson, long of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Watson came to what was then the Woman’s College of North Carolina in 1953, and stayed until his retirement in 1987.  During that time he co-founded the renowned Greensboro Review, and helped […]

Network Event Sunday, October 16, at Malaprop’s in Asheville

On Sunday, October 16, the North Carolina Writers’ Network will try a new kind of event for writers and readers. “Southern Fictions/Southern Identities” will be a reading by former North Carolina poet laureate Kathryn Stripling Byer, followed by a panel discussion on issues of Southern history and identity with Pamela Duncan and Joseph Bathanti, moderated […]

Links of Interest

A few links of interest for your Tuesday reading pleasure: Kathryn Stripling Byer wants her readers to nominate their favorite 2010 books for the SIBA Book Awards.  Meanwhile, her publisher is looking for old Stars and Bars to cover Kay’s upcoming collection of sonnets. Over on the Ploughshares blog, Megan Mayhew Bergman offers advice on […]

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 – This writer asks What’s Right With MFA Programs? Karen Spears Zacharias ponders […]

So much good stuff, I don’t know where to begin . . .

I’ve found, or been sent, so many good links and other tidbits of interest to writers, I hardly know where to start. Let’s begin with an interview with Ron Rash, the keynote speaker at the 2008 Fall Conference and author of the new novel Serena, from today’s Shelf Awareness: Book Brahmins: Ron Rash Ron Rash […]