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Flyleaf Reading & Open Mic | Orange

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

Join us to hear Anne Myles (author of Late Epistle) and Richard Allen Taylor (author of Letters to Karen Carpenter and Other Poems) read from their new books. Share one of your own poems at the open mic! Free event.

Charlotte Lit’s Pen to Paper | Virtual

Virtual via Zoom

Charlotte Lit’s “Pen to Paper” is a free gathering for writers—anyone who writes or wishes to start (or restart). 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, generative, welcoming of all genres—and helps support […]

Anne Myles at Poetry Hickory | Catawba

Taste Full Beans 29 2nd Street, NW, Hickory, North Carolina

Noted scholar and poet, Anne Myles, will be the featured reader at the June 11 Poetry Hickory at Taste Full Beans Coffeehouse in downtown Hickory. Myles is the author of Late Epistle, winner of Sappho’s Prize in Poetry and recently released by Headmistress Press, and What Woman That Was: Poems for Mary Dyer (Final Thursday […]

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.

Charlotte Lit’s Pen to Paper | Virtual

Virtual via Zoom

Charlotte Lit’s “Pen to Paper” is a free gathering for writers—anyone who writes or wishes to start (or restart). 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, generative, welcoming of all genres—and helps support […]

Heather Frese and Heather Bell Adams | Wake

Page 158 Books 415-B Brooks Street, Wake Forest, North Carolina

Page 158 Books is thrilled to welcome Heather Frese to celebrate her latest novel, The Saddest Girl on the Beach--out now. She will be in conversation with Heather Bell Adams, author of The Good Luck Stone. Free event.

Listen & Be Heard Open Mic | Greenville, SC

Coupe's Corner 111 Augusta Street, Greenville, SC

Listen & Be Heard has always been a unique event, more like a jam, on the east coast, on the west coast, and now, in the Carolinas. We intend to keep the improvisation and cross pollination between words and music going. Wednesday nights can be your night for freedom of expression, to listen and be […]

Make Your Story Matter Seminar | York, SC

Corks, Cooks, and Books 295 Herlong Avenue, Suite 401, Rock Hill, SC

MAKE YOUR STORY MATTER SEMINAR Hosted by Vidya Murlidhar (Writing coach and educator) and Warren Publishing BUILDING YOUR STORY This three-hour, engaging seminar will include: • Exercises to jumpstart creativity, find inspiration, silence the inner critic, and write fearlessly. • A step-by-step process to outline your book from start to finish. * Information on publishing […]

Sunday Gathering Open Mic | Grief | Guilford

Scuppernong Books 304 South Elm Street, Greensboro, North Carolina

Join Scuppernong Editions, a non-profit press, for their quarterly Sunday Gathering themed open mic. June's theme: Grief. Open to all genres related to theme (even loosely) and hosted by writer and performer Ashley Lumpkin. Five minutes at the microphone. Sign-up onsite at 2 pm. First come first serve.

Brenda Fulmore’s Highways Divide: Bridges Connect Communities Book Release | Forsyth

The Bookhouse 120-A Reynolda Village, Winston-Salem, NC, United States

Come enjoy the beauty of Reynolda Gardens and Reynolda House Museum. The book signing will take place at The Bookhouse at Reynolda Village from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. We will have drink refreshments available for purchase. We look forward to seeing you there. Thank you.