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NC Bookwatch Writes Its Final Chapter

By Ed Southern, Executive Director, North Carolina Writers’ Network North Carolina Bookwatch first aired on what was then UNC-TV in 1997. That seems impossible to me. 1997 was a long time ago, and yet it doesn’t seem long enough to have seen the launch of an institution like Bookwatch. (I know it’s an example of […]

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 […]

Summer Reading from North Carolina

The Durham Herald-Sun published a “North Carolina Summer Reading List,” compiled by D. G. Martin, host of UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch (and former Network board member).  Of course, you can’t go far in this list without tripping over a Network member like Anna Jean Mayhew, current Network board member Suzanne Havala Hobbs, or Abigail DeWitt […]