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Two New Series Broadcast Poetry

There’s something poetic in the air these days—or rather, on the air. The North Carolina Poetry Society has launched two new audio programs to celebrate their 90th anniversary! January 14 marked their first on-air appearance on WHUP 104.7. Hosted by Bob Burtman, this new show will feature a different poet every four weeks. The launch […]

David T. Manning, RIP

The North Carolina literary community mourns the loss of beloved poet and friend David Treadway Manning (1928 – 2021), who passed away on November 24. Productive until the end, his poetry collection Sailing the Bright Stream: New & Selected Poems (Press 53) won the 2021 Brockman Campbell Award for Poetry from the NC Poetry Society. […]

Poetry In Plain Sight 2022 – 2023

By Sam Barbee, North Carolina Poetry Society I am pleased to announce the 48 poems to be featured in Poetry In Plain Sight 2022 and 2023 have been selected. Eighty-one North Carolina poets submitted this year, with overall entries totaling two hundred and eleven. For the complete list, click here. The judges commented on the […]

Meet the NCWN 2021 Fall Conference Exhibitors – Part II

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2021 Fall Conference will offer all the terrific programming you’ve come to expect, including an exhibit hall packed with some of the best and brightest literary lights in the state. We’ll be introducing our exhibitors over the next week or so, in reverse alphabetical order. (If you missed Part I, […]

NCWN Members Abound in 2021 Pinesong Awards

Each year, the North Carolina Poetry Society sponsors the Pinesong Awards, awarding publication in the Pinesong anthology to the first place, second place, and honorable mention in each of the many categories. As North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green wrote, “It is both delightful and inspiring to read the breadth of literary genius that […]

2021 Poetry in Plain Sight Poems Chosen

From Sam Barbee, president, and our friends at the North Carolina Poetry Society: The North Carolina Poetry Society is honored to announce the forty-eight poems to be featured on Poetry In Plain Sight posters have been chosen, and they are outstanding, all fitting our program’s high standards. Ninety-two poets from all around North Carolina submitted […]

Poetry in Plain Sight Update

The North Carolina Poetry Society passed along the following update on their Poetry in Plain Sight program: To all 92 poets who participated in PIPS, on behalf of the NC Poetry Society, thank you for sharing your discerning work. (NCPS) will notify the 48 poets whose poems were chosen in November, and will post titles […]

Join Us at NCPS Meeting on Saturday!

Every September, we look forward to spending a Saturday at The Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities in Southern Pines, when the North Carolina Poetry Society hosts their annual fall meeting. This year, for reasons that will be obvious to most any reader, NCPS will hold their annual event online. Although the venue has […]

New YouTube Channel Features Poetry Book Launches

One silver lining to our current global predicament is the way in which so many communities have rallied around one another. The literary community is no exception. Malaika King Albrecht, a poet and current president of the North Carolina Poetry Society, launched a YouTube channel in March. Every Thursday at 7:00 pm, using Zoom, she […]

Introducing Cabin Fever Conference Exhibitors: P. 2

The North Carolina Writers’ Network Cabin Fever Conference 2020, April 16-18, offers 630 minutes of online instruction plus Faculty Readings; an Open Mic; and a Virtual Exhibit Hall! Registration is open. We’ve been introducing this year’s exhibitors a few at at time. (If you missed Part 1, click here.) Here are a few more organizations […]