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North Carolina Independent Bookstores: What’s Open?

By Deonna Kelli Sayed As the state gradually reopens, independent bookstores across North Carolina are experimenting with modified retail models to ensure that staff and customers remain safe. The shutdown hasn’t stopped literary community from happening. Many bookstores have remained open as essential businesses by shifting to online and phone orders. Some bookstores launched online […]

Introducing Cabin Fever Conference Exhibitors, P. 1

The North Carolina Writers’ Network will host The Cabin Fever Conference 2020, April 16-18, entirely online. This event offers 630 minutes of instruction plus Faculty Readings and an Open Mic. Registration is open. Another exciting feature of The Cabin Fever Conference 2020 is the Virtual Exhibit Hall. We love the exhibt halls at our physical […]

April Is the Cruelest Month, but It’s Still Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and usually, venues across North Carolina are filled with poets and lovers of poetry, celebrating the written word at events and readings all month long. This year, National Poetry Month is necessarily going to look a little different, but there are still plenty of ways for us to take the […]

Fresh Literary Tour Coming to Bookstore Near You

From our friends at Dead Rabbits Press and Southern Fried Karma: This August, two indie presses—Dead Rabbits Books and Southern Fried Karma Press—will embark on the “Fugitives & Rabbits: A Collaborative Literary Tour” across North Carolina in an effort to bring writers, readers, and publishers together to expand and uplift the literary community. Dead Rabbits […]

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with Local Bookstores in the Piedmont

By Bridgette A. Lacy Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day, a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. Independent Booksellers of Piedmont North Carolina (IBOP*NC), a group of twelve independent bookstores located in the Piedmont area, will have special events and limited edition items donated by […]

“Commercially Questionable”: Scuppernong Editions

Since 2013, Scuppernong Books has been serving the literati of Greensboro and the surrounding areas with a well-curated bookstore that hosts tons of events each week for readers, writers, and the greater citizenry. Scuppernong Books was also the driving force behind this year’s inaugural Greensboro Bound Literary Festival that welcomed big-time names like Nikki Giovanni, […]

Tomorrow, Celebrate Your Indie Bookstore!

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 29, is Independent Bookstore Day! Indie bookshops around North Carolina and beyond will be celebrating all day long. Here’s what’s happening at a purveyor of independently cultivated books near you. Remember, #ShopLocal! Bookmarks, Wiinston-Salem Bookmarks will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for their new brick and mortar location at 10:00 am in the […]

Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day

Saturday, April 30, is Independent Bookstore Day, an event celebrated by more than 400 bookstores nationwide. Here’s what’s happening in North Carolina: Supporting the efforts of self-published and small press authors, The Country Bookshop in Southern Pines has a full day of readings scheduled, showcasing indy writers as part of their “Authors in the Country” […]

Scuppernong Celebrates Black Mountain College

This month, Greensboro’s Scuppernong Books will celebrate Black Mountain College in a ten-day festival, September 16-25. Established in 1933 in Black Mountain, NC, the college’s founders believed that “the study and practice of art were indispensable aspects of a student’s general liberal arts education.” Black Mountain College was fundamentally different from other colleges and universities […]