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Beautiful Truth: An Evening of Poetry and Conversation with National Book Award Winner Terrance Hayes

From our friends at Charlotte Lit: Charlotte–Charlotte’s literary arts center, Charlotte Lit, brings National Book Award winner and McArthur Foundation fellow Terrance Hayes to Charlotte. On Friday, February 1, 7:00-8:30 p.m., poet Terrance Hayes will read from his work and discuss the importance of personal narratives to share our stories and heal. The event is […]

Ecotone Explores Landscapes, Literary and Otherwise

Ecotone magazine was founded by the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2005. Its impact was immediate: the inaugural issue featured an essay by eventual North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductee Clyde Edgerton; poetry by and an interview with eventual National Book Award winner Mark Doty […]

National Book Award Finalists Announced

The Finalists for the 2013 National Book Awards have been announced. Established in 1950, the National Book Award is an American literary prize administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization. Louise Erdrich (right) won the 2012 NBA for her novel The Round House. Other 2013 winners included Katherine Boo for Behind the Beautiful […]

2012 National Book Award Winners

The 2012 National Book Award winners have been announced, as follows: Young Peoples Literature: William Alexander, Goblin Secrets (Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing) Poetry: David Ferry, Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations (University of Chicago Press) Nonfiction: Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a […]

Win a Signed Copy of Edith Pearlman’s “Binocular Vision”

Edith Pearlman will give the Keynote Address at the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2012 Fall Conference. Pearlman’s collection of short stories, Binocular Vision, was published by North Carolina’s Lookout Books in 2011 and won the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction and was a Finalist for the National Book Award, among many other […]