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It’s University Press Week

November 8-14 is University Press Week, a nationwide celebration of the “extraordinary work of non-profit scholarly publishers and their many contributions to culture, the academy, and an informed society.” Founded in 1978 by president Jimmy Carter, University Press Week is organized by the Association of American University Presses (AAUP), an “organization of non-profit publishers whose […]

On May 2, Celebrate Indy Bookstores!

On Saturday, May 2, more than 400 independent bookstores around the country will celebrate Independent Bookstore Day. Here are some of the parties you’ll find at your local purveyor of books: Asheville Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe Exclusive limited edition books and art pieces for sale, as well as a literary trivia contest hosted by the hilarious Allan […]

Triangle’s Indy Bookstores Make “Five Faves”

Each week WRAL, a television news station serving North Carolina’s Triangle Area, announces its “Five Faves,” a list of the five freshest and best whatever there is to be had in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region, from Bloody Mary’s to the best 1980s toys. On tap this week? The five best independent, locally-owned bookstores with “new […]

Because I’m not just the director, I’m also a writer

Sorry, that was a weak attempt to play on the old Hair Club for Men commercials (“I’m not just the president, I’m also a client.”) But because I am a writer, in addition to being the director of the N.C. Writers’ Network, I will be out of the office the rest of this week, promoting […]