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Charlotte Lit: Pen to Paper (Free Write Sessions) | Virtual

Virtual: Zoom

Pen to Paper is a free online gathering for writers of any level. Each one-hour session includes a short craft lesson and a writing prompt, 30-40 minutes of writing time, and an opportunity for sharing your work. The environment is casual, supportive, and generative—and helps support you in developing a consistent writing practice. Meets most […]

Intro Into Poetry | Graham

Alamance Arts 213 Main Street, Graham, North Carolina

Join published author Cheryl Wilder, president of the Burlington Writers Club, as she leads an intro poetry workshop where you get to play with language: evoke emotions, find connections, and create imagery. Intro to Poetry is a "no pressure" workshop open to ANYONE ages 18+ who wishes to become more engaged in writing. Participants are […]

Summer Novel Sessions w/Heather Newton: 5 sessions May 1-August 1

Flatiron Writers Room 5 Covington Street, Asheville, NC

Let this be the summer you make headway on that novel, with individual instruction from award-winning novelist Heather Newton. The first week of May, you’ll have an hour-long interview (choose between in-person and Zoom) in which Heather will ask you interview questions designed to get you thinking about all aspects of your novel. You’ll then […]


Carteret Writers Summer Writing Workshop Series | Carteret Community College

Hooks & Lines, a summer writing workshop series developed in partnership with Carteret Community College. These hands-on workshops are going to be fun and inspiring for writers of all levels and backgrounds, and there’s a little something for everybody. Think the best parts of summer camp without the mosquitos and the sweating. It’s an opportunity […]

Laura Whitfield and Dr. Mike Rucker | Greensboro

Stephen D.Hyers Theatre 200 N. Davie Street, Greensboro, North Carolina

Laura Whitfield (author of Untethered: Faith, Failure, and Finding Solid Ground) will be in conversation with Dr. Mike Rucker, author of The Fun Habit, on May 20th at 2:30pm (Greensboro Cultural Center - Hyers Theatre) in an event entitled, "Finding Fun and Taking Risks" as part of the Greensboro Bound Literary Festival.

Confluence: An Indigenous Writers’ Workshop Series (Multiple Dates) | Cherokee

The Museum of the Cherokee Indian (MCI) is pleased to announce Confluence: An Indigenous Writers’ Workshop, an opportunity offered to citizens of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians throughout 2023. Created in partnership with Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and NCWN Board President), author of the award-winning novel Even As We Breathe and MCI board member, the […]

NetWest Bee City Poetry Circle | Hayesville

Moss Memorial Library 26 Anderson St, Hayesville, NC

The Netwest Bee City Poetry Circle meets on the first Thursday of every month, 1-2:45pm, in the Moss Memorial Library meeting room at 26 Anderson St., Hayesville, NC. Please bring a poem and copies to share. Our next gathering will “bee” held on Thursday, June 1, 2023. For more information please contact: Raven Chiong at […]

Queerly Beloved Open Mic | Greensboro

Scuppernong Books 304 South Elm Street, Greensboro, North Carolina

Scuppernong Books presents Queerly Beloved Open Mic on Thursday, June 1st to kick off PRIDE month. Calling all queer writers reading original work. All genres, all bodies, all identities. Sign up at 6 pm. Open mic starts at 6:10. First come first serve. Audience members are welcomed! Queerly Beloved is sponsored by Scuppernong Books and […]

Triangle Word Clash | Raleigh

Triangle Word Clash - Registration required Hosted by Piedmont Laureate Dasan Ahanu, the NC Museum of History is celebrating North Carolina poetry by presenting this team poetry slam exhibition. Teams of poets from across the state have been invited to compete against the area’s own Bull City Slam Team. This is an opportunity to experience […]

10-Minute Play Festival | Winston-Salem

Milton Rhodes Center 215 N Spruce Street, Winston Salem, North Carolina

10-Minute Play Festival Winston-Salem Writers’ 2023 10-Minute Play Festival will be held June 2 and 3 at 7:30 in Mountcastle Forum at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St. in Winston-Salem. The six winning entries that will be performed include: Alligator Toes by Shelley Stolaroff Segal, Greensboro; The Amazing Underpants, by […]

Edgar Allan Poe or Annie Dillard. What do they have in common as writers? | King

King Public Library 101 Pilot View Drive, King, North Carolina

Northwest Piedmont Regional Writers Gathering We will explore essay writing of writers such as; Edgar Alan Poe, Annie Dillard, and Joy Williams. How writers may use the essayist writing styles for expression of ideas, literary thought and convincing commentary of contemporary or historical subjects of interest. Rita Cruise: ncwn52421gmail.com. Phone to text: 336-480-4114

Funky Fish Camp Reading Series | Georgetown, SC

Between the Antlers Restaurant 100 Wood Street, Georgetown, South Carolina

Featured reader followed by open mic. This is a weekly event with a different featured reader each Tuesday. For more information, contact Jessica Hylton, jhyltoncoastaldotedu