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This Weekend: West End Poetry Festival

Carrboro’s annual premier poetry festival happens this weekend, and the NC Writers’ Network will be on-site Saturday with an exhibitor’s table and two clapping hands, which we plan to deploy liberally in support of all the fabulous poets. The West End Poetry Festival starts Wednesday, October 16, at 6:30 pm at Johnny’s Gone Fishing; it […]

at Length Explores Form and the Limit of Our Attention Spans

It’s revolutionary, really, in this day and age, when even our government communicates to its citizens in 140-character tweets, to devote an entire literary publication to “ambitious, in-depth writing.” After all, a human is now said to have¬†less attention span than a goldfish. And yet. At Length, based mostly in the Triangle, has garnered attention […]

New Podcast Gets All Up In Your Ears

Audio is a natural extension for the written word. It seems like short prose and poetry especially thrive on the airwaves. Now a new podcast, featuring a couple of NC poets, not only celebrates the joys of hearing poetry out loud, but also gets down and dirty between¬† stanzas to see what is, and what […]