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Wonderland Book Club featuring Marjorie Hudson, Author of “Indigo Field” | Wake

Quail Ridge Books 4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road, Raleigh, NC

Meet Marjorie Hudson, author of Indigo Field, at Wonderland Book Club co-sponsored by the NC Writers’ Network FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC MASKS ARE OPTIONAL~ Quail Ridge Books no longer requires masks. We will be meeting UPSTAIRS. ABOUT THE BOOK: Indigo Field In a county in the rural South where nothing is as it […]

Robin Hemley Reading | Mecklenburg

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

Robin Hemley — author of TURNING LIFE INTO FICTION — will talk about writing fiction and read from his varied works. Hosted by Charlotte Lit. Free, but please register.

Selma Open Mic | Johnston

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

Read a poem, tell a story, sing, play music, and more! Johnston Now magazine contributing writer Qarol Price is the emcee.

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.

How We Found Our Literary Agents: Office Hours w/Heather & Maggie | Virtual


Join FWR co-founders Maggie Marshall and Heather Newtonfor the first session of OFFICE HOURS W/HEATHER & MAGGIE, informal quarterly meetings where we will share information of interest to writers, answer questions, and simply hang out. In this session, we will talk about how we found our literary agents: what worked, what we wish we had […]

NC Reads: BEYOND INNOCENCE Book Discussion | Virtual

Virtual via Zoom

Join the club! North Carolina Reads is North Carolina Humanities' national prize-winning statewide book club that features five books exploring issues of racial, social, and gender equity and the history and culture of North Carolina. Read along with NC Humanities and attend book club discussions from February - June 2024. This is the first event in the 2024 series! On February […]

2024 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence, Terrance Hayes, Reading | Orange

Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, UNC-CH Campus 105 Hill Hall 145 E Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill, NC

Reading and Q&A with Terrance Hayes, 2024 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence on Tuesday, Feb 27 at 7:30pm in Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. The reading is free and open to the public. Born in Columbia, South Carolina, Terrance Hayes earned a BA at Coker College and an MFA at the University of Pittsburgh. In his […]

Flyleaf Music Series – Music Maker Foundation Book Launch with Blues Musician Gail Ceasar and Author Georgann Eubanks |

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

Join us for an evening of music and conversation on the Flyleaf Stage. This special, free, Flyleaf Music Series event will celebrate the launch of the sixth book from the Music Maker Foundation, Song Keepers: A Music Maker Foundation Anthology.  Gail Caesar was born in 1984 in Pittsville, Virginia; the small town that her family has called home […]

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 […]

Book Signing with Hope Toler Dougherty | Johnston

Princeton Public Library 106 N Center Street, Princeton, NC

Join us as we celebrate with Hope the new release of "Forever Free," book four in her inspirational romance Forever Series. Free event.  

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 […]