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Introducing the Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part II

The pre-registration deadline for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2019 Fall Conference is only two weeks away. We’ve been rolling out introductions for our exhibitors, five at a time. (If you missed Part I, click here.) The exhibit hall at Fall Conference is a great chance to talk to professionals inside the industry. Here are […]

Introducing Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 1

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2019 Fall Conference happens November 8-10 in Ashveille. Ron Rash will give the Keynote Address; there are a full slate of course offerings for writers of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and stage and screen; and there will be an exhibit hall packed with some of the most renowned literary journals […]

Happy Trails to Ben Steelman!

Happy trails to Ben Steelman, who is retiring from the Wilmington StarNews after more than forty years. His last day is Friday, July 5. Steelman is the book columnist and longtime staff reporter. He started at the paper in 1977. There’s almost nothing we can say that isn’t said better in this inspiring profile by […]

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 […]

Meet Our Spring Conference Exhibitors – Part 2

Workshops and sessions are only part of what Spring Conference is all about. Just as rewarding—and equally fun—is the chance to stroll the exhibit hall, where North Carolina-based vendors representing some of the most esteemed literary organizations in the state will happily chat with you about just about anything. It’s a good chance to talk […]

Congratulations to Philip Gerard!

A hearty congratulations to author, professor, and NCWN member Philip Gerard, recipient of the 2012 Sam Ragan Fine Arts Award, presented by St. Andrews University in Laurinburg. From the Wilmington Star-News: Established in 1981, the Ragan Fine Arts Award honors the memory of Sam Ragan (1915-1996), a poet, longtime editor of the Raleigh News & Observer and […]