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We Say Goodbye to Two Beloved Writers

Two beloved writers—one Canadian, one North Carolinian—passed away this week. On Alice Munro Yesterday with great sorrow we learned that Alice Munro, master and innovator of the contemporary short story, […]

NCWN Online Class Instructor Spotlight: Reyes Ramirez

We’re excited to have Reyes Ramirez lead our next NCWN Online Class: “Poetry that Blurs the Persona and the Personal” on Thursday, May 16, from 7 – 8:30 pm. Ramirez […]





Literary Selma in Semifinals for Strongest Town

Selma, NC, is competing in the Strongest Town Contest and needs your vote!  Early competitors Asheville and Rutherfordton have fallen by the wayside. Selma is the last North Carolina town […]

Anne Anthony Interviews Junious ‘Jay’ Ward

Among the many wonderful things about the NCWN’s annual conferences are the connections made and conversations started that continue beyond the conference halls. NCWN Member Anne Anthony recently let us […]

Spring Conference Faculty Spotlight: Steve Cushman

We’re excited to have Steve Cushman lead the class Story In Verse: Writing the Narrative Poem and host a Lunch with an Author session at this year’s NCWN Spring Conference […]

The Network’s Spring Conference is Full of . . . Exhibitors

The 2024 NCWN Spring Conference—Saturday, April 20, at UNC Greensboro—has filled all its available exhibit tables, with a mix of friends old and new. This year’s exhibitors include literary magazines, […]