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Tag Archives: Winston-Salem

The Good Kind of Problem to Have

Last Friday night I stopped by Press 53′s ‘New Poetry Launch Party’ in downtown Winston-Salem . . . well, I should say I tried to stop by.  The event drew such a crowd that the best I could do was stand just outside the door and strain to hear. While that stinks for me, personally, […]

BookMarks Announces Authors

Winston-Salem’s BookMarks Festival of Books announced this year’s author lineup tonight.  This will be BookMarks’ seventh year, and the Network is proud to be one of the festival sponsors.

Sad News from the Weekend

It’s said these come in threes, and, sadly, it was true this weekend for North Carolina and our literary community. In New York Saturday, playwright Romulus Linney died.  Though a native of Philadelphia, Linney spent much of his childhood in Boone; his father was a North Carolinian, and his great-grandfather had been a Congressman from […]

Congratulations All Around

NCWN board member Ginger Hendricks is now the Executive Director of Winston-Salem’s BookMARKS Festival of Books.  Congratulations are in order, not just to Ginger for this new position, but to BookMARKS for hiring someone with Ginger’s abilities, and to Winston-Salem for having one of its cultural highlights in such capable hands.  BookMARKS has quickly become […]

For Network Members in the Triad

The Piedmont Triad Partnership sent me the following announcement, and asked me to share it with our members in the Triad: Dear Creative Colleagues: We need your input!  The Piedmont Triad Partnership is developing a strategic plan of action for the Creative Enterprises and the arts in our 12 county region. We have developed a survey […]