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Lauren Groff Selects Winner of Hub City Press’ C. Michael Curtis Short Story Book Prize

From our friends at Hub City Press: Hub City Writers Project is pleased to announce that Ashleigh Bryant Phillips of Woodland, North Carolina, has won the 2019 C. Michael Curtis Short Story Book Prize for her collection, Sleepovers. The Curtis Prize is awarded to an emerging Southern writer, and Phillips will receive $10,000 and publication […]

NC Author Among PEN/Faulkner Finalists

The finalists for the 2019 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction have been announced, representing new and established fiction writers, American citizens all, taking on the challenges of our modern culture. The winner of the 2019 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction will be announced on April 29, 2019. The winner receives $15,000. Whitsett resident Ivelisse Rodriguez is the […]

Last Issue of Glimmer Train Set for October

Glimmer Train will join Tin House magazine as the second major literary journal to close its doors in 2019. The last issue of the iconic rag, which has been published continuously for nearly thirty years, will be published in October. Founded by two sisters, Susan and Linda, in 1990, Glimmer Train established itself as a […]

New Writing Challenge for All Writers!

Eastern North Carolina poet Gabrielle Brant Freeman has launched a new writing project that promises to be both fun and hone our writing chops. You’re gonna definitely want to check it out. BOX is a quarterly writing challenge. Five objects will be posted each quarter. Writers will respond with a poem, short story, creative nonfiction […]

Is Our Fiction Autobiographical?

Robert Inman will lead the Fiction Workshop at the North Carolina Writers’ Network’s 2012 Squire Summer Writing Residency. This conference runs July 19-22 at Queens University of Charlotte. Here’s what Inman has to say about writing fiction—the idea that at heart, we always “write what we know.” Kris Kristofferson: that gravel-voiced singer/songwriter/actor who came to […]