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Barton College Presents “Sam Ragan, Inside the Poetry”

Sam Ragan, often called North Carolina’s “literary grandfather,” was an NC poet laureate; helped establish the NC School of the Arts and the NC Literary Hall of Fame, among many other literary programs and institutions; and was twice-nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. This weekend, Barton College will present “Sam Ragan, Inside the Poetry” as part […]

Congratulating Is Becoming a Habit

Still more congratulations are in order for yet another NC Writers’ Network member: David Rigsbee will be the recipient of the 30th Annual Sam Ragan Award for Literature, to be presented this Thursday, February 4, at St. Andrews Presbyterian College. The following is from the press release announcing the award: “Three distinguished fine arts awards […]