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If You Write, then You Need to Subscribe to Literary Mags

Each year, but especially during contest season, the North Carolina Writers’ Network works closely with several literary journals that facilitate our contests, often publish our winners and finalists, stand at exhibit tables for long hours during conferences, sponsor conferences, and help make North Carolina the fertile literary ecosystem that it is. Writers should subscribe to […]

Emily Wilson’s Ammons Book Receives Independent Press Award

From our friend Alex Albright at R.A. Fountain: FOUNTAIN—The Independent Press Award has recognized When I Go back to My Home Country: A Remembrance of Archie Ammons by Emily Herring Wilson in the category of “Biography (general)” as a “distinguished favorite.” The national competition is judged by experts from different aspects of the book industry, […]

Scuppernong Celebrates Black Mountain College

This month, Greensboro’s Scuppernong Books will celebrate Black Mountain College in a ten-day festival, September 16-25. Established in 1933 in Black Mountain, NC, the college’s founders believed that “the study and practice of art were indispensable aspects of a student’s general liberal arts education.” Black Mountain College was fundamentally different from other colleges and universities […]

Inglis Fletcher Symposium on March 1

Edenton, North Carolina, celebrates its 300th birthday this year. As part of the ongoing festivities, the 300th Committee is hosting a symposium on beloved North Carolina author and NC Literary Hall of Fame inductee Inglis Fletcher. The symposim will be held Friday, March 1, from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at 1767 Chowan County Courthouse […]