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Poetry Reading | Wake

So and So Books 719 N Person St, Raleigh, NC, United States

Readings by Sheila Smith McKoy (The Bones Beneath), Meg Walsh, and bestselling author, Sarah Grunder Ruiz (Last Call at the Local). Free event.

Book Launch | Virtual

Virtual via Zoom

This on-line reading, sponsored by Cervena Barva Press, will feature David Radavich reading from his new poetry collection, Here's Plenty. Free event.

Mountain Wordsmiths Host Author Jeff Stewart | Virtual

Virtual via Zoom

Award-winning writer Jeff Stewart is a man of many gifts. He is a healthcare consultant, scientist, inventor, author, playwright, and father of seven. His book Living: Inspiration from a Father with Cancer was named the best cancer book of 2023 at the 20th annual American BookFest awards. Stewart lives in Cary, NC. Mountain Wordsmiths is […]

Burwell Historic Site Behind the Scene Series Lecture – Sheila Smith McKoy | Orange

Mount Bright Baptist Church 211 W Union St., Hillsborough, NC

Sheila Smith McKoy presents the second lecture for the 2024 series focused on Elizabeth Keckley's Behind the Scenes (1868). Smith McKoy is author of two edited collections on Elizabeth Keckley, The Elizabeth Keckley Reader: Writing Self, Writing Nation (Vol 1) and The Elizabeth Keckley Reader: Atristry, Culture and Commerce (Vol. 2). Free event.

Brian Biswas presents BLISTER AND OTHER STORIES | Orange

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

Brian will be reading from his new short story collection, These stories paint a portrait of a magical realist world that is both chaotic and corrupt. In "Blister" a young widow remains faithful to her wedding vows even after her husband's deception is revealed. The husband in "Others" is haunted by a picture from the […]

Increate Readings by Eric Wilson and Timothy O’Keefe | Forsyth

Fair Witness 290 E 4th S, Winston-Salem, NC

Eric G. Wilson is the author of Against Happiness, How to Be Weird, Everyone Loves a Good Trainwreck, and The Strange World of David Lynch, among many other books. He teaches at Wake Forest University. Timothy O’Keefe is the author of You Are the Phenomenology, winner of the 2017 Juniper Prize for Poetry, and The […]

Desert to Ocean: A Poetry Reading by Susan Foster and Joanne Durham | Guilford

Scuppernong Books 304 South Elm Street, Greensboro, North Carolina

A reading and book-signing by two prize-winning women poets who returned to poetry later in life, Susan Izatt Foster and Joanne Durham. Their work combines deep lived experience and resonant feeling with a profound connection to place, from the Utah desert to the North Carolina coast.

Book Launch Party | Mecklenburg

The Morehead Inn 1122 E Morehead St, Charlotte, NC

Announcing the double-launch of Rebecca Nagy’s debut novel and audiobook in the Young Adult, Sci-Fi Fantasy, and Visionary Fiction genre, Phoenix Rising: Initiation–the first in The Trybrid Chronicles trilogy. Join her on Sunday, March 3, 2024, from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at the Morehead Inn for the official book launch event. Please RSVP to rebecca@rebeccanagyauthor.com Seating […]

Flyleaf Poetry Series & Open Mic | Orange

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

Debra Kaufman, author of Outwalking the Shadow, and John Hoppenthaler, who wrote Night Wing Over Metropolitan Area, will read from their new books. Share one of your own poems at the open mic!

Julia Nunnally Duncan Book Signing | McDowell

McDowell Arts Council Association (MACA) Gift Shop 50 South Main Street, Marion, NC

Julia Nunnally Duncan will be signing copies of her newest books, When Time Was Suspended (Redhawk Publications, 2024), and All We Have Loved (Finishing Line Press, 2023). Free to the public.  

Julia Nunnally Duncan book signing | McDowell

Mountain Gateway Museum 24 Water Street, Old Fort, NC

The Pioneer Day festival features Appalachian arts and crafts, demonstrations, music, and food. Julia Nunnally Duncan will be signing copies of her books, including her newest poetry collection, When Time Was Suspended, and her newest essay collection, All We Have Loved. She will be located on the porch of the historic Stepp cabin. Free event.