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Meet the Author, Zelda Lockhart | Guilford

Greensboro Central Library 219 N. Church Street, Greensboro, North Carolina

One City One Book kicks off with a visit from novelist Zelda Lockhart. This year’s One City, One Book selection is The Carolina Table: North Carolina Writers on Food. Lockhart has an essay in the book and we will be celebrating her new novel, Trinity, exploring three generations of a family trying to overcome trials […]

Reading by Morri Creech | Virtual


Please join us Wednesday, September 13th at 3pm ET for a Facebook Live reading and Q&A featuring Morri Creech and his new LSU Press poetry book, The Sentence. Morri Creech is the author of four collections of poetry, including The Sleep of Reason, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and Blue Rooms. He teaches creative […]

Flying South Book Launch | Forsyth

Bookmarks 634 W 4th St #110, Winston-Salem, NC, United States

Four authors included in the 2023 edition of “Flying South" will read their work at the 10th-anniversary launch of Winston-Salem Writers’ annual publication. The authors are Toby Bunton of Mount Airy, Rebecca Holder of Winston-Salem, Anne Kissel of Chatham County, and Lee Riley of Salisbury. They may read from the publication or other work they […]

Triangle East Writers Meeting – Benson | Johnston

Mary Duncan Public Library 100 West Main Street, Benson, North Carolina

Share how you're using video to tell your stories, promote your work, and engage your readers in this "Video for Writers" roundtable discussion. Tell us about your vlogs, reels, trailers & more. Those we hope will drop in for the discussion include Derrick Barefoot, Cultural Arts Director for the Town of Benson; Rose Cushing of […]

Poetry on Tap | Greensboro

Oden Brewing Company 804 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro, NC

A reading and book-signing with six Greensboro poets -- Michael Gaspeny, Steve Cushman, Diana Engels, Caroline Cottom, Anne Myles, and Tresha Faye Haefner. Readings by featured poets from 1:00 to 2:30 followed by an open mic from 2:30 to 3:00. Held on the outdoor stage, weather permitting; a food truck will be on site.

Signing / Reading at Flyleaf Books | Orange and Durham

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

Open signing and discussion of Randy Young's book And the Stars Flew with Us. Book Synopsis: Ride "shotgun" on a celebration of the open road that will resonate with all who remember fondly the poignant, tragic, poetic, wondrous, and often ridiculous elements that comprise the "Great American Family Road Trip." Only months after his father's […]

On Albert Bierstadt with poet and professor Ken Chamlee | Transylvania

Transylvania County Library 212 S Gaston St, Brevard, NC

Professor and poet Ken Chamlee chronicles the high and low points of Albert Bierstadt's life in a never-before-seen-way: through poetry. The Best Material for the Artist in the World tracks the life and career of the iconic landscape artist whose 19th-century representations of the American west earned him wealth and international acclaim. The presentation will […]

An Editor’s Insights on the Publishing Path | Carteret

Reed's Coffee + Art + Frames 812 Evans St, Morehead City, NC

Join us on September 21st, from 4-6 PM, for an enlightening event inspired by Be Kind To Editors Month! Our special guest Jan Parker is an acquisitions editor with Main Street Rag, a beloved regional literary journal, and she’s the author of our own Eddy Says blog post series.

Literary Hour | Clay

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

Poet Karen Paul Holmes and author Bob Grove will read from their work. Holmes is the winner of the 2023 Lascaux Poetry Prize and has published two books of poetry as well as having her poetry featured in many literary journals. Grove is the author of 20 books ranging from humor, to autobiographical, to instructional, […]

NCWN Greater Greensboro Open Mic

Scuppernong Books 304 South Elm Street, Greensboro, North Carolina

Join NCWN Greater Greensboro for the monthly open mic on Friday, September 22nd at 6 pm. Sign up at 6 pm with open mic starting at 6:15 pm. First come first serve (only 12 slots). All levels, all genres are welcomed. Five minutes at the mic. NCWN Greater Greensboro Open Mics are designed to be […]

NCWN Regional Meetup for Johnston, Sampson, Harnett counties – Fall Equinox Nature Gratitude Walk & Write

Labyrinth at St. Paul's Episcopal Church 218 South Second Street, Smithfield, NC

Monthly meetup for NCWN members in Johnston, Harnett & Sampson Counties. Walk the outdoor labyrinth with live music - echoing guitar and Native American flute, provided by writer/musicians Nancy Pitkin and James Long. Participants are encouraged to branch out to explore the nearby Neuse River greenway, cemetery or tree-canopied neighborhood, then return to walk the […]

Cooking Up A Classic Short Story w/Irish writer Madeleine D’Arcy | Virtual

Virtual: Zoom

As in life, there is no easy recipe you can use to create an effective short story, but it helps if you know what ‘ingredients’ are necessary. We’ll discuss some of these: character, theme, yearning, setting, dialogue, the senses and point of view. We’ll talk about the ‘Arc’ of the classic short story and how […]