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Ed Southern to Visit Western NC

By Ed Southern, Executive Director, North Carolina Writers’ Network I will be in the western part of our state next week and will hold two public meetings for Network members: 2 P.M., Thursday, July 24, at City Lights Bookstore, 3 East Jackson St., Sylva 6 P.M., Thursday, July 24, at Kelsey’s Restaurant, 840 Spartanburg Highway, […]

An Invitation to NetWest Members

NCWN Executive Director Ed Southern (yep, that’s me) is heading west this Thursday, August 16, to visit with the good folks of NetWest. If you don’t know, NetWest is short for the North Carolina Writers’ Network-West, a chapter of the Network established to connect and serve the writers in North Carolina’s nine westernmost counties – […]

Why We Do What We Do

NCWN member Glenda Council Beall wrote a touching and inspirational blog post on Wednesday at My Name Is Not Bob, the blog of poet Robert Lee Brewer. Glenda recounts how when she first began her writing journey, it was poet Nancy Simpson and NetWest who reached out and validated her for the first time: “Nancy […]

Echoes Across the Blue Ridge Reviewed in WNC Women

We just heard a rumor that the December 2011 issue of WNC Women will feature an ebullient review of Echoes Across the Blue Ridge: Stories, Essays, and Poems by Writers Living in and Inspired by the Southern Appalachian Mountains (Winding Path Publishing, 2010). In a sneak peak, reviewer Mary Ickes said, “In all sincerity, I’ve […]

Post-Thanksgiving Link Dump

First, from the Network: The 2011 Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition is now accepting submissions.  Jay Varner is this year’s judge. The 2011 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize will begin accepting submissions on Wednesday, December 1.  Martin Clark is this year’s judge. I know it’s been a long, long while, but we finally have a new […]