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Coronavirus and Spring Conference

By NCWN Executive Director Ed Southern We intend to hold the 2020 Spring Conference as planned—as of right now. We are keeping a close and careful eye on the latest developments, though, and recognize that we may very well have to cancel the conference in the interest of public health. We recognize, too, that the […]

Accept No Substitutes

By Ed Southern, Execcutive Director, NCWN So an event called the “North Carolina Writing Workshop” is taking place in Charlotte on Saturday, April 18—the same day as our 2020 Spring Conference. Funny thing: this “NC Writing Workshop” was held on the same day as our Spring Conference last year, too. That’s fine. We don’t hold […]

Nominate a Deserving Writer for NC Award in Literature

The North Carolina Awards are open for nominations through April 15. The North Carolina Awards are the highest civilian honor bestowed by the state. Facilitated by the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, the awards recognize leaders in Fine Arts, Public Service, Science, and Literature. Last year’s winner in Literature was poet and […]

Introducing Our Spring Conference Exhibitors: Part 3

Pre-registration for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2017 Spring Conference may be closed, but you can still join us: we’ll open on-site registration bright and early at 8:00 am on Saturday, April 22. We’ve been rolling out the list of vendors who will be in our exhibit hall that day. In case you missed them, here […]

Introducing Spring Conference Exhibitors: Part 2

This week and next, we’re introducing those exhibitors who’ll be joining us at our 2017 Spring Conference on Saturday, April 22, at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. To read Part 1 of this series, click here. Here are five more vendors who look forward to talking to you at Spring Conference: Minerva Rising […]

Introducing Spring Conference Exhibitors: Part 1

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2017 Spring Conference happens Saturday, April 22, in the MHRA Building and Curry Auditorium of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. There’s still time to pre-register! Along with the usual excellent programming and class offerings, Spring Conference hosts an exhibit hall packed with vendors representing some of the finest […]

Mimi Herman is Piedmont Laureate

We’re outrageously tardy in passing along this news, but if you haven’t heard, poet Mimi Herman was named the 2017 Piedmont Laureate, and we want to take a moment to extend our heartiest, if belated, congratulations. Each year, the arts commissions of Durham, Orange County, Raleigh, and the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake […]

Meet Our Spring Conference Exhibitors – Part 3

Pre-registration for our 2016 Spring Conference closes on Sunday. So there’s still time to register at a great discount, and ensure your place in what promises to be a fun, full day of sessions, readings, and of course, shaking hands and chatting up an exhibit hall packed with vendors. We’ve been introducing those worthy souls […]

Meet the Slush Pile Live! Panelists

For the second year in a row, the North Carolina Writers’ Network Spring Conference will feature Slush Pile Live! Last year’s sessions were insanely popular, with folks camping out in the seminar rooms more than an hour before the program began. This year will be just as thrilling but with one (hopefully) improvement: Slush Pile […]

We’re Saving You a Seat at Spring Conference

Pre-registration for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Spring Conference closes Sunday, April 12. If you’ve already registered, thank you! If you’re planning on joining us but haven’t yet registered, here’s the deal. Registration has moved at an unprecedented clip, and classes have filled up fast. However, there are still spots open in the following […]