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Introducing NCWN Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 3

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2017 Fall Conference runs November 3-5 at the Holiday Inn Resort in Wrightsville Beach. We’ve been introducing our exhibitors over the past couple of couple weeks (check out Part 1 and Part 2….), and here are three more vendors you definitely don’t want to miss. Published since 1992 by East Carolina […]

Tar River Poetry Offers Expedited Submissions

Tar River Poetry was born in 1978, which means they’re coming up on their fortieth anniversary! Produced at East Carolina University in Greenville, Tar River Poetry publishes twice each year. The Spring 2017 issue featured a review of Peter Makuck’s collection Mandatory Evacuation, as well as poems by NCWN regional reps Catherine Carter and Karen […]

Main Street Rag Builds Tight Literary Community

“There is nothing like the smell and feel of paper pulp” claims Main Street Rag. They won’t get any objection from us. And it’s that love for the printed word, for books and magazines as objets d’art, that comes through in each issue of this Charlotte-based literary magazine. Published uniterrupted since 1996, Main Street Rag […]

Happy 80th Birthday to the NC Poetry Society

The North Carolina Poetry Society turned 80 years old in 2012, and we want to wish our friends there happy birthday! Come the end of the month, they’ll be celebrating all weekend long (rightfully so!) with readings in every part of the state. The festivities kick off with North Carolina’s new Poet Laureate, Joseph Bathanti, reading on Thursday […]

Peter Makuck in Writer’s Almanac

Good news – “Toward Paris” by Peter Makuck, poetry instructor at the just-concluded 2011 Squire Summer Writing Residency, will be the featured poem this Sunday on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac.  Please check the public radio listings in your area.

Poetry in Summer

The following is a message from poet and editor Peter Makuck, who will lead the poetry workshop at the 2011 Squire Summer Writing Residency, July 14 – 17 in New Bern:   “A few weeks ago, I received an email from an eighth-grade student in Evanston, Illinois.  He said he was writing a paper on […]