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Fall Conference In the News

As the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Fall Conference registration approaches record-breaking numbers, we’ve been all over the news. Here’s what you may have missed: Paul Foster’s interview with poet Tina Barr on WNCW 88.7 FM Carol Anders interview with poet Keith Flynn on WNPV 103.7 FM “Asheville ‘N the Arts” D.G. Martin’s interview with […]

Meet Our Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part II

Last week we introduced several of the literary organizations who will be exhibiting at the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Fall Conference, November 20-22, in Asheville. Continuing in alphabetical order, here’s Part Two! Hub City Writers Project has published more than 500 writers through its publishing arm, Hub City Press; serves the city of Spartanburg, […]

You’re Invited: Reception for Lee Smith Novel Prize

Carolina Wren Press hosts the annual Lee Smith Novel Prize honoring New York Times bestselling author and North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductee Lee Smith. The inaugural winner is Mulberry by Paulette Boudreaux, and CWP will host a reception to celebrate: Friday, October 23, 7:00 pm The John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, Smith Warehouse, […]

NC LIVE Brings 1,200 New e-Books to Patrons

From the North Carolina State University Libraries: RALEIGH, NC – NC LIVE, North Carolina’s statewide public and academic library consortium, is experimenting with a new e-Book project that gives North Carolina library patrons unlimited access to more than 1,200 e-Book titles from North Carolina-based publishers. This collection offers a wide range of content, including novels […]

Announcing the 2014 SIBA Book Award Finalists

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance has announced the finalists for the 2014 SIBA Book Award, and there are several Tar Heel writers and one North Carolina small press among the distinguished list of names. The SIBA Book Award recognizes great southern literature from the last year. These titles represent “booksellers’ favorite hand-sells of the year […]

Memorial Service for Louis D. Rubin, Jr.

The University of North Carolina’s Friends of the Library will host a memorial service for Louis D. Rubin, Jr., on Sunday, February 9, at 2:00 pm in the auditorium of the Genome Sciences Building at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Rubin was a beloved editor, novelist, essayist, teacher, and publisher. He and […]

KWLS Offers Podcasts of Beloved Authors

Imagine running on a treadmill listening to a laugh-out loud lecture by Allan Gurganus. Or imagine your morning commute: wouldn’t you look forward to it more if you could listen to a keynote address by Lee Smith? And wouldn’t the winter be just a little more tolerable if you could listen to Silas House read […]

North Carolina Bookwatch this Friday

For 15 years, UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch has celebrated and supported our state’s writers.* This Friday, it’s our turn to support them. Tune in to UNC-TV this Friday, November 30, at 9:30 PM, to see host D. G. Martin* talk to Jill McCorkle* and Lee Smith* about their upcoming novels. Then call 1-800-984-9090 to make […]

Kathryn Stripling Byer on “The State of Things” Today!

Listen today, Friday, October 12,  at 12:00 pm to WUNC 91.5 “The State of Things” with Frank Stasio to hear a feature on the upcoming North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductions and an interview with 2012 inductee Kathryn Stripling Byer. Bestselling poet and memoirist Maya Angelou, former state Poet Laureate Kathryn Stripling Byer, and […]

LHOF Inductees on UNC-TV

For those of you who couldn’t make it to the NC Literary Hall of Fame induction ceremony last month, the 2008 inductees will be featured on UNC-TV‘s North Carolina Now, starting tonight. The schedule is as follows: Friday, 11/21:       William Powell Monday, 11/24:    Lee Smith Tuesday, 11/25:    Jim Applewhite North Carolina Now airs on […]