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A Publisher in a Time of Pandemic

By Gretchen Thomas The North Carolina Writers’ Network has been conducting interviews with people working in different spaces within the literary world to understand how the pandemic has affected our community. Today, we speeak with Emily Louise Smith, publisher of sister imprints Lookout Books and Ecotone magazine, both housed within the Department of Creative Writing […]

Lauren Groff Selects Winner of Hub City Press’ C. Michael Curtis Short Story Book Prize

From our friends at Hub City Press: Hub City Writers Project is pleased to announce that Ashleigh Bryant Phillips of Woodland, North Carolina, has won the 2019 C. Michael Curtis Short Story Book Prize for her collection, Sleepovers. The Curtis Prize is awarded to an emerging Southern writer, and Phillips will receive $10,000 and publication […]

Get Your Youth Writing this Summer

Is your child showing some interest in creative writing? Well, god help them. Seriously though, if so, there are many writing camps for youth and teens this summer happening all over North Carolina. We’ve listed a few below that seemingly still have open spots available! DUKE YOUNG WRITERS CAMP (Durham) Grades 6-11 Three sessions, June […]

The NEA and NC

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced the winners of its 2013 Grant Awards, and the Writingest State is well-represented. Ansel Elkins and Rachel Richardson, both of Greensboro, and David Rigsbee of Raleigh, who led the poetry workshop at the Network’s 2010 Squire Summer Writing Residency, received literature fellowships for poetry. In addition, the […]