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Rude B****es Make Me Tired

Celia Rivenbark will speak at the annual banquet during the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2013 Fall Conference. Her newest book, Rude Bitches Make Me Tired, was reviewed today by Pam Kelley at the Charlotte Observer. The book is full of practical advice. It just happens to be sandwiched, as Rivenbark says, “between the obscenity and the […]

Four New Books Share North Carolina Roots

Pam Kelley over at the Charlotte Observer recently featured four new books with North Carolina ties. Number two? Ashoan’s Rug by NCWN member (and Raleigh resident) Carrie Knowles! Other titles include: The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind – and Changed the History of Free Speech in America by Thomas Healy King’s […]

New Novello Collection

Our good friends at Novello Festival Press (which is, according to the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, “on hiatus” due to budget cuts) have given us one more gift before NFP departs. Their new collection Topograph: New Writing from the Carolinas and the Landscape Beyond includes work by several Network members and friends, […]

Fall Conference in the Charlotte Observer

Well, on the Observer’s website.  Well, not exactly on the website, but in Reading Life editor Pam Kelley’s blog. She’s right, of course – you can join this convergence of writers in the Carolinas’ largest city.  Preregistration ends tomorrow, though, so don’t wait too long or you’ll have to pay a higher fee. Wait, what […]

2010 Induction Ceremony for the N.C. Literary Hall of Fame

A large and appreciative audience came to Southern Pines yesterday for the 2010 induction ceremony of the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame. Pam Kelley at the Charlotte Observer wrote a nice feature on one of our inductees, The Mind of the South author W. J. Cash, in which she talked to former Observer editor […]

The Charlotte Observer talks about The Help

Pam Kelley, Reading Life Editor of the Charlotte Observer (oh, that every newspaper still had a ‘reading life editor’), has written a fascinating article on Kathryn Stockett’s best-selling novel The Help. Stockett will speak at Queens University of Charlotte’s 39th annual Friends of the Library Book and Author luncheon on March 9 (sorry, the event […]