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storySouth Highlights Winners of Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition

As part of our programs and services, the North Carolina Writers’ Network offers four annual writing competitions, including the Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition honoring the work and legacy of the poet and critic Randall Jarrell. Now you can read the winning poem from the 2013 competition plus three additional finalists in a special section of storySouth. […]

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 […]

Poems by A.R. Ammons Basis for New Song Cycle

Poems by North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductee A.R. Ammons form the basis for a new song cycle by Raleigh composer Dr. J. Mark Scearce. On Saturday, October 27 at 8:00 pm, the Mallarmé Chamber Players will present a concert of art songs, including the world première of a song cycle based on The […]

This Saturday: 100 Thousand Poets for Change

By Claire Korzen On Saturday, September 29, we invite you to join us for “100 Thousand Poets for Change,” a worldwide initiative to help foster artistic communities both locally and globally. Although the organization encourages change along the guidelines of peace and sustainability, they invite all participants to develop their own ideas of change and […]