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Banu Valladares to Head SonEdna

Banu Valladares, former Literature Director for the North Carolina Arts Council, has taken the job of Executive Director with SonEdna, a literary arts organization based in Charleston, Mississippi. Prior to joining the NCAC in 2007, Valladares served at the Durham Arts Council as the director of arts in education and community partnerships. She taught writing […]

Happy Trails to Our Intern, Claire Korzen

They say all good things must come to an end, and so we bid farewell to our intern extraordinaire, Claire Korzen. Claire, a native of Kernersville and a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, has been an intern with the Network since June. But she is leaving us for the greener pastures of a full-time paying job, […]

New Videos of Members Reading Poetry

New footage of North Carolina Writers’ Network members reading their poetry is now available on the Network’s YouTube channel. (Check out the playlist “NC Poetry Society 2012 Annual Meeting“.) Videos of the following poets are posted: Anthony S. Abbott Michael Gaspeny Mimi Herman Richard Krawiec Dave Manning Sandra Ann Winters Lisa Zerkle These videos were […]

Post-Fall Conference Roundup

We’ve recovered from the 2008 Fall Conference.  I think.  Maybe.  Anyway, here’s a roundup of links and other bits, some Fall Conference-related, some not: These good folks all talked about the Fall Conference on their own blogs – http://kristiewithak.blogspot.com/2008/11/north-carolina-writers-network-fall_17.html http://vickilanemysteries.blogspot.com/2008/11/ron-rashs-serena.html http://carolhenderson.blogspot.com/2008/11/home-again-home-again.html http://kristiewithak.blogspot.com/2008/11/north-carolina-writers-network-fall.html http://bluepencilediting.blogspot.com/2008/11/use-your-editing-skills-for-good.html This writer asks What’s Right With MFA Programs? Karen Spears Zacharias ponders […]

Bad News to Begin the Day

I’m leaving in a just a short while for Mobile, Alabama, to show the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance the outstanding books written by members of the NCWN. Before I leave, though, I had to share this bit of bad news that came my way: “Cindy Hamel, media escort in the Raleigh / Durham / Chapel […]

The Network at SIBA

If you haven’t been to the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance trade show, you may not realize what a great opportunity the Network started offering today. In my past life with John F. Blair, Publisher, I attended every SIBA trade show but one since 1999.  There is no better opportunity for a writer in the South […]