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The New Doris Betts Collection Fund

Earlier this month, the Friends of the Chatham Community Library announced that they would honor the life and work of esteemed author Doris Betts by establishing the Doris Betts Collection fund at Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro. Beloved writer and teacher Doris Betts (1932-2012) was a Statesville, North Carolina, native and attended The University of […]

NCLR Awards 2012 James Applewhite Poetry Prize

The North Carolina Literary Review has awarded its 2012 James Applewhite Prize to University of North Carolina at Greensboro professor and poet¬†Mark Smith-Soto. Smith-Soto¬†read his winning poem, “Last Retreat to Topsail Island,” at the Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming in Greenville, where Applewhite was also honored with the Roberts Award for Literary Inspiration. The poem […]

Why You Should Attend the 2012 Spring Conference: #4

Throughout the week, we’ll be counting down the Top 5 reasons you should register for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2012 Spring Conference in Greensboro, NC, on Saturday, April 28. Reason Number 4? Where else will one quick stroll let you hob-nob with publishers, literary magazine editors, and some of the most esteemed literary organizations […]