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How Do You Spell Yemassee? Q-U-A-L-I-T-Y

Since 1993, students in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of South Carolina have produced Yemassee literary journal. In little more than a generation, Yemassee has thrust itself into the national spotlight, becoming not only a community anchor by hosting events and readings around the Columbia area, but also establishing a presence […]

Raleigh Review’s Immediate and Lasting Impact

It feels like a rare thing for a fledgling literary magazine to have an immediate impact on its community, but such was the case for Raleigh Review. Founded in 2010 by North Carolina State University alum Rob Greene, RR’s Poetry on the Bus program was placing poems on Raleigh city buses by 2012. By then, […]

Spring Conference Exhibitors: Part 1

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Spring Conference happens Saturday, April 18, in the MHRA Building at UNCG. Along with a full slate of workshops and readings in several genres, Lunch with an Author, and an open mic for conference participants, Spring Conference also offers an exhibit hall packed with vendors representing some of the […]