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Durham—The North Carolina Writers' Network 2016 Fall Conference runs November 4-6 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley, in Raleigh. The Network is thrilled to announce the following:

Carolina Wren Press is proud to sponsor a scholarship to the 2016 North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference for a talented writer of color. The scholarship winner will receive registration for the Fall Conference, a 30-page manuscript critique from Carolina Wren Press editor and director Robin Miura, and will have the chance to meet Donna Miscolta, author of the forthcoming Bakwin Award−winning story collection Hola and Goodbye: Una Familia in Stories. To apply, send your current CV or résumé and a statement of writing intent—describing your background and goals as a writer—to Robin Miura at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Carolina Wren Press publishes quality writing, especially by writers historically neglected by mainstream publishing, and to develop diverse and vital audiences through publishing, outreach, and educational programs. Their authors include Chantel Acevedo, Quinn Dalton, and NC Literary Hall of Fame inductee Jaki Shelton Green.

At the NCWN 2016 Fall Conference, Robin Miura, editor at Carolina Wren Press, will serve as a Manuscript Mart reviewer. Robin manages and edits the Lee Smith Novel Prize and the Bakwin Award for Writing by a Woman. She has edited many different kinds of books during her sixteen-year publishing career, first as a production editor for Oxford University Press and then as a freelance editor for individual authors and for publishers including Algonquin Books, Duke University Press, and River’s Edge Media, among others. She now works mainly with fiction and memoir. She is also one of the founding editors of the online magazine South Writ Large (

Robin will also sit on the popular Brilliant at Breakfast Panel Discussion, "Agents & Editors," on Sunday morning, along with Michelle Brower, Emma Patterson, and Kathy Pories.

Register for Fall Conference now at

The nonprofit North Carolina Writers’ Network is the state’s oldest and largest literary arts services organization devoted to all writers, in all genres, at all stages of development. For additional information, visit


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