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Poetry in the Prisons

The North Carolina Writers’ Network facilitates the Prison Writers Outreach program, which pairs incarcerated writers with volunteers who work together on exploring the possibilities offered by creative writing: memoir, short or long fiction, poetry, plays, and more. There’s a tremendous amount of intererst in this program, and there’s a wait-list for incarcerated writers waiting for […]

John Balaban Wins George Garrett Award

We’re a bit late passing along our congratulations, but we’re no less thrilled to announce that John Balaban has won the George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs. John is a professor of English and poet-in-residence at North Carolina State University. The George Garrett Award […]