Why wait for the second quarter, or spring or summer to rack up a prestigious writing prize? Local and regional contests are currently accepting submissions. Prize purses, publications and accolades await. Plus, several of these contests honor local literary greats (Thomas Wolfe and Carl Sandburg among them). 1. North Carolina Poetry Society poetry contests The […]
With her trace of a foothills accent and her cup of herbal tea, Beth Revis comes across as a down-to-earth person. A casual observer might not pick her out as the creator of a bestselling science fiction series. She is, though. Revis’s Across the Universe trilogy takes readers from a starship a couple of centuries […]
The Thomas Wolfe Memorial’s “Telling Our Tales,” a short story competition for kids in grades 4-12, offers cash prizes to young writers. The deadline is April 27.
Local design house Unabashed Apparel accepts writing submissions to be featured with forthcoming project, The Alchemy Collection.
Want to soak in some bluegrass, take in a couple singer-songwriters or impress a date with your literary prowess? Don’t miss three upcoming performances at the Diana Wortham Theatre.
Author Amy Bloom comes to Malaprop’s; Robert Morgan presents a program on Boone and Appalachian identity at UNCA.