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Here’s to the Writingest State!

At this year’s Squire Summer Writing Residency, registrants got to know one another by collaborating on new stanzas for North Carolina’s State Toast. North Carolina is the only U.S. state with an official toast. Here’s the first stanza of the original: Here’s to the land of the long leaf pine, The summer land where the […]

A New Toast to the Old North State: Part III

The Network considers North Carolina “The Writingest State,” so we encouraged our Squire Summer Writing Residency attendees to work that tag line into their new stanza(s) for North Carolina’s official state toast. One group came through for us: Here’s to the sands of the great Outer Banks To Wilbur and Orville and those in their […]