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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, […]

Spring Conference Faculty Spotlight: Lex Orgera

We’re excited to have Lex Orgera lead the class Walk the Line (poetry) and host a Lunch with an Author session at this year’s NCWN Spring Conference on April 20 […]

Remembering Dr. Edwin G. Wilson

Dr. Edwin G. Wilson passed away last night, at 101 years old. North Carolina, and writers, and the North Carolina Writers’ Network, have lost a very good friend. I have […]