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The New Doris Betts Collection Fund

Earlier this month, the Friends of the Chatham Community Library announced that they would honor the life and work of esteemed author Doris Betts by establishing the Doris Betts Collection fund at Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro. Beloved writer and teacher Doris Betts (1932-2012) was a Statesville, North Carolina, native and attended The University of […]

NCLR Awards 2012 James Applewhite Poetry Prize

The North Carolina Literary Review has awarded its 2012 James Applewhite Prize to University of North Carolina at Greensboro professor and poet Mark Smith-Soto. Smith-Soto read his winning poem, “Last Retreat to Topsail Island,” at the Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming in Greenville, where Applewhite was also honored with the Roberts Award for Literary Inspiration. The poem […]

“Crash” Our Party: On-Site Registration Available for 2012 Spring Conference!

If you had trouble committing and didn’t register for the 2012 Spring Conference: don’t worry. You can still register on-site the day of, and nothing would make us happier. In fact, we love party-crashers. The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2012 Spring Conference will be held on Saturday, April 28, from 8:30 am – 6:30 pm […]

Pre-Register and Save Money. Lots of it.

What’s the best reason to come to the NCWN 2012 Spring Conference? Pre-registrants save nearly 25 percent off the conference fee! That’s right! Members who register before the end of the day today, Friday, April 20 save nearly 25 percent off the cost! Non-members save money too; in fact, non-members can join the Network when […]

What’s the Second-Best Reason to Come to Spring Conference?

Where else are you gonna find more than a hundred writers, teachers, and literary-minded folks hanging out together, inside, on a beautiful spring Saturday afternoon? Sure, April might be a great time to go for a bike ride, see a ballgame, or spend time in your garden. But only by attending the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2012 Spring Conference will […]

Greensboro: Closer Than You Think

What’s the third-best reason to come to our 2012 Spring Conference? Greensboro, North Carolina is a whole lot closer than Green County, Wisconsin; Green River, Wyoming; or Greenland! In fact, Greensboro–and specifically the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, where the conference will be held–is right smack-dab in the geographic heart of our state. Fitting, because geography […]

Why You Should Attend the 2012 Spring Conference: #4

Throughout the week, we’ll be counting down the Top 5 reasons you should register for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2012 Spring Conference in Greensboro, NC, on Saturday, April 28. Reason Number 4? Where else will one quick stroll let you hob-nob with publishers, literary magazine editors, and some of the most esteemed literary organizations […]

The 2012 Spring Conference Top 5 List!

Throughout the week, we’ll be counting down the Top 5 reasons you should register for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2012 Spring Conference in Greensboro, NC, on Saturday, April 28. The annual event, held at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, draws writers from across North Carolina and beyond for workshops in fiction, creative […]