Skip to content

Tag Archives: UNC Chapel Hill

Nearing 70, The Carolina Quarterly Ages Gracefully

Not a lot of literary magazines—or many endeavors, really—can trace their roots back to before the Civil War. But The Carolina Quarterly, published at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, can point to the year 1844 as the founding of North Carolina University Magazine which, through several iterations during America’s highs and lows, […]

Kenan Theatre Company Mounts Paul Green Play

The Kenan Theatre Company at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will present the musical comedy Johnny Johnston November 20-24. The book was written by North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductee Paul Green with music by Kurt Weil. Johnny Johnston is based on Jaroslav Hasek’s satiric novel The Good Soldier Švejk, and […]

Moore, Shapiro to Receive North Carolina Awards for Literature

Lenard D. Moore—poet, essayist, writer, and playwright, and Associate Professor of English at the University of Mount Olive—has been awarded the North Carolina Award for Literature. Created by the General Assembly in 1961, the North Carolina Awards have been presented annually since 1964. The award recognizes significant contributions to the state and nation in the […]

New Walker Percy e-Books, Video

Open Road Integrated Media recently released several of acclaimed author Walker Percy’s novels as e-books. This NYC-based publishing compnay also sat down with Walter Isaacson and Paul Elie to produce a short video about Walker Percy’s life and works (see video above). “Percy was one of the most prominent American writers of the twentieth century […]