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Zoom Writing Intensive: Poetry Month Challenge! | Virtual

Virtual via Zoom

POETRY MONTH CHALLENGE! Calling our writers and poets to create a short poem in honor of April Poetry Month. Optional prompts will be given upon demand. WRITING INTENSIVE: A Two-hour Zoom Event We welcome NC Writers' Network members and friends. :-) Do you need support to get your writing done? Join our two-hour Writing Intensive, […]

Telling Our Stories/Writing | Johnston

Harrison Center for Active Aging 611 Noble Street, Selma, North Carolina

Small group working through memoir writing prompts from Julia Cameron and Emma Lively’s "It’s Never Too Late to Begin Again" (Artist’s Way). Free event.

Storyteller Book Club Hosts Lee Clark | Alamance

Persnickety Books 347 S. Main Street, Burlington, NC

The Storyteller Book Club invites Lee Clark to discuss Dead Spots, the first in her classic mystery series featuring Dr. Matthew Paine. All are welcome to this free event.

Regional NCWN Meetup for Johnston, Sampson, and Harnett Counties

Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield (PLJCS) 305 E Market St, Smithfield, NC, United States

This is the monthly meeting of Triangle East Writers, and the meeting doubles as our Regional NCWN Meetup for May. Network, ask questions, and share your writing journey. A dozen members of the group are also NCWN members. Newcomers and walk-ins welcome!

Book Signing: Julie Johnson/Pine Level | Johnston

Pine Level Hardware and Furniture 219 N Peedin Ave, Pine Level, NC

Book signing with farmer, songwriter, poet, and NCWN member Julie Johnston, author of the children’s storybook, Bessie. Julie serves on the board of Triangle East Writers. Free event.

The Literary Hour | Clay

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

Two NCWN members, Mary Ricketson and David Westwood, will share their poetry and prose. Mary will read poetry from one of her latest books, Stutter, and David will share from his novels. This event is open to the public and students at the folk school are invited to attend.

Writing Intensive: A Two-Hour Zoom Event | Virtual

Virtual via Zoom

WRITING INTENSIVE: A Two-hour Zoom Event We welcome NC Writers' Network members and friends. Do you need support to get your writing done? Join our two-hour Writing Intensive, a safe Zoom event to carve out two hours of "just writing" on your own project in the virtual company of fellow writers. All writers welcome!

Mountain Wordsmiths | Virtual

Virtual via Zoom

Our guest reader for May 23 will be writer Meagan Lucas. The Mountain Wordsmiths' gathering meets on Zoom on the fourth Thursday of each month except November and December. Those wishing to attend the gathering may contact Carroll Taylor for the Zoom link and passcode at ncwngeorgiarep@gmail.com. Free event.

Metro North Region’s Monthly Meeting | Cabarrus

Concord Senior Center 331 Corban Avenue SE, Concord, North Carolina

The Metro North Region serving Cabarrus and Rowan Counties will host our monthly meeting on the fourth Thursday of the month Thursday, May 23 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. There will not be an online option this month. Christina Barenburg will lead the May meeting and introduce special guest speaker Kayla Logue. Kayla is an […]

Selma Open Mic | Johnston

Old Fashioned Ice Cream 124 N. Raiford Street, Selma, North Carolina

Open mic readings, music, karaoke, comedy, and more with emcee Qarol Price. The location may change to The Story Keeper Bookstore across the street this month. Free event.

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 […]

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.