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Netwest Bee City Poetry Circle | Clay

Moss Memorial Library 26 Anderson St, Hayesville, NC, United States

Netwest Bee City Poetry Circle gathers on the "first Thursday" of every month. All poetry lovers are welcome. Please bring one original poem to share with the group and 14-16 printed copies if you wish to receive written positive, constructive comments/critique from your poetic peers.

Third Thursday Open Mic | Transylvania

Transylvania Community Arts Center 349 S. Caldwell St., Brevard, NC

Open Mic Night for writers of all genres. Registration for a 4-minute set begins at 6:15 PM. Public welcome to attend.

EMERGE: Free Two-Week Writing Program with Katey Schultz | Virtual

Virtual: Zoom

Join us for two weeks of Livewriting at no cost to you! Author and teacher Katey Schultz will host free 75-minute Livewriting sessions each weekday, Tuesday, November 28 through Tuesday, December 12. All sessions run via Zoom and begin at 12 Noon Eastern Time.

Poetry Nightclub | Mecklenburg

Starlight on 22nd 422 E 22nd St, Charlotte, NC, United States

Charlotte Lit’s Poetry Nightclub is fun way to engage with the world’s oldest form of storytelling. Featuring acclaimed poets from across the nation, each event is a unique and compelling experience that goes beyond traditional reading and book signing events. Tickets include your first drink! The featured poet for Dec. 1 is Sandra Beasley, with […]

Someone Else’s Shoes: Playing with Persona | Mecklenburg

Charlotte Center for Literary Arts 933 Louise Avenue, Charlotte, NC

Drawing from the well of the writer’s life can be a wonderful practice—but at times, it can be a tiring one. What about writing what you don’t know? In this poetry masterclass with award-winning poet Sandra Beasley, we’ll give a close reading to poems with unconventional points of view, ranging from classical myths to historical […]

Creative Minds Holiday Extravaganza at Old North State Food Hall, Selma | Johnston

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

The Creative Minds Holiday Extravaganza is hosted by the Old North State Food Hall, featuring local authors, potters, painters, soap makers, jewelry artisans, and fiber artists with their one-of-a-kind gifts for the holiday season. NCWN members and authors Hope Toler Dougherty and Dot La Motta will be among the exhibitors. Dot is launching her debut […]

Launch Party for 2024 County Lines: A Literary Journal, Youngsville | Franklin

Youngsville Museum of Art 120 W Franklin St, Youngsville, NC

Join the Carolina Piedmont Writers Guild for the Launch Party for the 2024 edition of County Lines: A Literary Journal at the Youngsville Museum of History, 120 W Franklin St, Youngsville, NC. Meet the authors and artists who contributed to this 11th issue, including NCWN member Teresa Blackmon, whose poems “Kept From Us,” and “Growing […]

Netwest Bee City Poetry Circle | Clay

Moss Memorial Library 26 Anderson St, Hayesville, NC, United States

The Netwest Bee City Poetry Circle meets the "first Thursday" of each month. Please bring one original poem to share and 12-14 copies if you would like to receive positive, supportive, written feedback from your poetic peers. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience.

NCWN Greater Greensboro Open Mic | Guilford

Scuppernong Books 304 South Elm Street, Greensboro, North Carolina

The NCWN Greater Greensboro hosts the monthly Open Mic. Five minutes at the mic. All genres/all levels for up to fourteen readers. As this is a holiday open mic, feel free to bring baked goods (optional). There may be a guitar and a few holiday carols, too. The NCWN Greater Greensboro open mics are a […]

Holiday Movie & Mingle Night with author Nancy Naigle, Selma | Johnston

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

Holiday Movie & Mingle Night with best-selling author Nancy Naigle, at the Old North State Food Hall, Selma. Naigle will share her behind-the-scenes tales from Hallmark movie sets, along with a lively holiday movie bingo game with prizes. $30/per ticket includes a $20 food and beverage gift card and 1 bingo card. Ticket link at: […]

In-Person NaNoWriMo & HOLIDAY OPEN MIC Featuring Writers Reading! | New Hanover

Pomegrante Books 4418 Park Ave (@ Kerr), Wilmington, NC, United States

Christine Moughamian, NC Writers' Network Regional Representative, will moderate the event. Our In-Person NaNoWriMo & Holiday Open Mic at Pomegranate Books is a great opportunity to network with fellow writers and celebrate the season over your favorite Café Zola brew. Did you participate in NaNoWriMo in November? (National Novel Writing Month). If so, bring a […]

Triangle East Writers/NCWN Regional Holiday Party, Clayton | Johnston

Artmosphere Community Arts Center 3919 Raleigh Road, Clayton, NC

The Triangle East Writers Holiday Party is Saturday, Dec. 9 from 6 to 8 pm at the Artmosphere Community Arts Center, 3919 Raleigh Road, Clayton. Bring a dish and a friend. (Optional Secret Santa $10 or less). This is a free meetup for regional members of the North Carolina Writers Network in Johnston, Sampson, and […]