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The Literary Hour | Cherokee

John C. Campbell Folk School One Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC, United States

Two members of NCWN read their original poetry and prose. The community and the students and staff of the folk school are invited. This is a recurring event every third Thursday from March until October.

Writers Bloc | Gaston

Books-A-Million cafe 3710 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC

For those who may be new to Gaston Writers Bloc, this is dedicated time for your writing projects in a supportive community setting, be they a novel, memoir, poetry, journal, or shopping list. All are welcome! Around the last 30 minutes, we come together to share our writing successes and struggles, excerpts of our work […]

The Essential Writer Workshop WRW | Johnston

Old North State Food Hall 67 JR Road, Selma, NC

Workshop Format The original Writers Retreat Workshop curriculum, developed by the late Gary Provost, provides the basic structure for the workshop, including sessions on ideas, character, plotting, structure, tension, pace, description, dialogue, and more. At the same time, other writers and writing teachers will also be referenced, which offers participants a variety of perspectives on […]


Wonderland Book Club featuring Dawn Ronco, Author of “Unintended” | Wake

Quail Ridge Books 4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road, Raleigh, NC

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC MASKS ARE OPTIONAL~ Quail Ridge Books no longer requires masks. We will be meeting UPSTAIRS. ABOUT THE BOOK: Unintended Talented Army Dupuis has earned admission to a prestigious art college, where he’ll study for a career as a painter. But before he can graduate high school, golden-haired Liesel Vandt […]

“Bones of Black Saints” Reading and book give away to benefit Alex Charns’ former client | Durham

Durham Center for Senior Life Auditorium 401 Rigsbee Avenue, Durham, NC

Attorney Alex Charns reads from his legal thriller Bones of Black Saints. This is an in-person event. Meet the author, get your free copy of the book signed, and enjoy a captivating reading session and Q&A about the novel and the three-week jury trial that inspired it. Donations will be accepted to assist Mr. Riley […]

Sean of the South – The Porch Music Tour | Johnston

Clayton Center 111 East 2nd Street, Clayton, North Carolina

Sean Dietrich, a.k.a. Sean of the South, is coming back to The Clayton Center for his Porch Music Tour. Sean is the author of seven books and known for his commentary on life in the American South. Find more information and reserve your tickets at the link.

$21.25 – $75.00

Flyleaf Reading & Open Mic | Orange

Flyleaf Books 752 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join us to hear Anne Myles (author of Late Epistle) and Richard Allen Taylor (author of Letters to Karen Carpenter and Other Poems) read from their new books. Share one of your own poems at the open mic! Free event.

Poetry Reading–Ken Chamlee and Bruce Spang | Henderson

The Brandy Bar 504 7th East Avenue, Hendersonville, North Carolina

The guest authors speak from 7-8 PM with an open mic from 8 -9 PM. The Chicago blues music of “Hollywood Johnny Cosgrove” welcomes you at 6:30, continues during intermission, and closes the evening. "In the Company of Writers" series is sponsored by the North Carolina Writers Network. Free event.