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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 […]

Consider the Emerging Writers Resistance Campaign

  Wilmington-based Athenian Press & Workshops launched earlier this year with the purpose of cultivating a supportive, creative space for female, trans, and gender nonconforming writers and writers of color. To these ends, they host workshops and webinars; run a pretty killer bookstore; and will soon launch a press to publish “books and anthologies by […]

Literary Walking Tour of Wilmington

The next time you’re in Wilmington—or if you’re lucky enough to live there—you might consider signing up for the “Literary History Walking Tour.” (Mostly) led by Gwenyfar Rohler, owner of Old Books on Front Street and columnist for Encore, the Literary History Walking Tour is a “90 minute walking tour of the literary history of […]