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Please Support the Sponsors of the NCWN 2022 Spring Conference

GREENSBORO—The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2022 Spring Conference happens Saturday, April 23 on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and online. Registration is open through April 18; there will be no on-site registration this year.

We are grateful for the support of our conference sponsors. Thank you for showing them your support by exploring their products and services!


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The MFA in Creative Writing program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro formalized its creative writing offerings in 1965, making it one of the oldest creative writing programs in the country. This two-year residency program helps cohorts of 10-12 students develop their writing careers through classes, seminars, studio time, internships, and more. 

The MFA in Creative Writing program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro offers general programming support for the NCWN 2022 Spring Conference, including facilities, volunteer staff, and more.


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This food blog hopes to inspire others to live their best lives. Chef Belynda Chambers is a Duke Integrative Medicine Health Coach; Chopra Center Certified Yoga/Meditation instructor (California) and William Angliss Institute Chef (Melbourne, Australia). She leads walking outdoor yoga sessions and yoga sessions via Zoom. 

Chambers Life is the sponsor of the Open Mic sessions at the NCWN 2022 Spring Conference. There will be separate open mics for both in-person and online registrants.


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Founded in 2014, Regal House Publishing supports two imprints: Fitzroy Books, which publishes MG, YA, and children’s literature, and Pact Press, which publishes full-length fiction, memoirs, essay collections, anthologies, and creative nonfiction that offers social impact. Their mandate is to seek, support, encourage, and disseminate literary talent that might otherwise remain unread for lack of publishing opportunity. New and upcoming titles include In the Lonely Backwater by Valerie Nieman; Hemlock Hollow by Culley Holderfield; and Loving the Dead and Gone by Judith Turner-Yamamoto.

Regal House Publishing is the sponsor of the popular Slush Pile Live! program, where a panel of editors responds to anonymous submissions being read aloud in front of a live audience.


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Written Word Media aims to help writers reach their audiences through five focused “brands” customized to reach every author’s ideal reader. They have worked with “over 20,000 authors, most of whom are self-published.” In turn, they provide over 1M readers with personalized book recommendations based on personal profiles, through daily or weekly e-mails. 

Written Word Media is the sponsor of the Faculty Readings at the NCWN 2022 Spring Conference, which will take place in Curry Auditorium (and via livestream) to allow for better social distancing.


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For more than half a century, the North Carolina Arts Council has provided resources for arts programming, education, and leadership across the state. The North Carolina Arts Council delivers resources to arts organizations and artists to support projects and programs of public value that revitalize downtowns, educate and empower North Carolina youths, and fuel a thriving non-profit creative sector that generates over $2 billion annually.

The North Carolina Arts Council is a program sponsor of the North Carolina Writers’ Network.

The 2022 NCWN Spring Conference features classes in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and screenwriting, as well as conversations on the craft and business of writing. The faculty includes fiction writers Caleb Johnson, Derek Palacio, and Maegan Poland; creative nonfiction writers Rachel Priest and Julia Ridley Smith; poets Charmaine Cadeau and Stuart Dischell; and screenwriters Joy Goodwin and Mary M. Dalton. Participating publishing professionals include agent Jamie Chambliss (Folio Literary Management) and editor Meg Reid (Hub City Press).

To register, click here.

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