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Elizabeth Spencer, RIP

News can travel slowly around the holidays, so we wanted to belatedly share that beloved novelist Elizabeth Spencer passed away shortly before Christmas. She was 98. A 2002 inductee of the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame, Ms. Spencer’s most famous work was the novella The Light in the Piazza, a finalist for the National […]

Claudia Emerson, RIP

Claudia Emerson—Pulitzer Prize winner, former poet laureate of Virginia, and graduate of the MFA in Creative Writing Program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro—died last week in Richmond. She was 57. From the Washington Post: Ms. Emerson’s works were published widely, including in the New Yorker magazine and in journals including Poetry, Southern […]