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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, […]

Mentorships for Student Poets

Applications are now being accepted for students interested in a mentorship through the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series. This program allows students of all ages to be mentored by three distinguished poets from East, West, and Central North Carolina. The mentors each work with a middle-school, high-school, college or university student, and an adult within their […]

Spring Conference Exhibitors: Part 2

On Thursday, we introduced six exhibitors who’ll be joining us for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Spring Conference, April 18 at UNCG. Here’s who else will be there: Since 1932, the North Carolina Poetry Society has existed as an all-volunteer organization especially for poets and friends of poetry. We now have approximately 370 members […]

Goggin Repeats as NC Representative for Poetry Out Loud

Moore County high school student Casey Goggin was crowned the North Carolina champion of the 2014 Poetry Out Loud Competition for the second year in a row. That’s back-to-back championships for the sixteen-year-old from Pine Crest High School—officially making him a dynasty. At least in our books. Goggin recited complex poems “The Bad Old Days” […]

Happy 80th Birthday to the NC Poetry Society

The North Carolina Poetry Society turned 80 years old in 2012, and we want to wish our friends there happy birthday! Come the end of the month, they’ll be celebrating all weekend long (rightfully so!) with readings in every part of the state. The festivities kick off with North Carolina’s new Poet Laureate, Joseph Bathanti, reading on Thursday […]

What Would You Do with $20?

Jennifer Pooley, “a former Senior Editor with HarperCollins imprint William Morrow,” posts an interesting proposition on her blog, then uses that proposition to illustrate something all writers should understand about the literary marketplace. A bit closer to home, the North Carolina Poetry Society has launched a new Web site. The Network could still use some […]