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The 2022 RiverRun International Film Festival opens this week, and four authors will be appearing in conjunction with special screenings. “RiverRun has spotlighted authors several times at both the festival and our ‘RiverRun Retro’ programs,” said Rob Davis, executive director of the festiva…

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The North Carolina Writers’ Network (NCWN) and the MFA in Creative Writing Program at UNC-Greensboro will present its 2022 Spring Conference on Saturday, April 23 in the UNCG Moore Humanities and Research Administration (MHRA) Building, 1111 Spring Garden St., in Greensboro, and the Curry Au…

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The A&T Register Earns 2021 Statewide College Media AwardsEAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 3, 2022) –The A&T Register and its writers received numerous awards during the North Carolina College Media Association’s 2021 Statewide College Media Awards on Feb. 26 at the University of North C…

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The Greensboro Public Library presents Let’s Talk About It: Mental Health in the Black Community at 7 pm, February 24 on the Library’s Facebook page. This live event will include a panel of therapists discussing some of the causes of mental illness as well as helpful resources to improve men…

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Romance is in the air as the Greensboro Public Library presents Modern Love with Kianna Alexander at 2 pm, February 19 at the Hemphill Branch, 2301 W. Vandalia Rd. Alexander is the prolific author of romance and women’s fiction with nearly 40 published books to her credit.

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When I heard that Margaret Atwood was appearing at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro on Sunday, February 6, as part of its University Concert and Lecture Series, I was pumped! As a writer, seeing this important and influential author in person has been on my bucket list for decades…

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Dillard to Launch Book at N.C. A&T; College Celebrates American Education WeekEAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (Nov. 17, 2021) – In honor of American Education Week, the College of Education (CEd) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will host world-renowned scholar Dr. Cyn…

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GREENSBORO, NC (October 26, 2021) –  As part of the One City, One Book community read the Greensboro Public Library will host award-winning author and storyteller Freeman Owle at 6 pm, Thursday, November 4 at Central Library, 219 N. Church St. Owle will present Stories of the Cherokee Nation…

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GREENSBORO, NC (October 14, 2021) – North Carolina has the largest Indigenous population east of the Mississippi River and the Greensboro Public Library is celebrating Native American author Tommy Orange during the One City, One Book community read this year. Orange’s debut novel, the widely…

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GREENSBORO, NC (October 6, 2021) - Celebrating Greensboro’s rich literary heritage, the Greensboro Public Library, along with the Greensboro Public Library Foundation and a host of community partners, sponsors the One City, One Book community read every other year. This year Greensboro reade…

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GREENSBORO, NC (September 29, 2021) –  The Greensboro Public Library will host poet and community facilitator Jacinta White as the featured guest for the upcoming Saturday Salons at Benjamin, an in-person event open to both adults and teens, at 11 am, Sat., Oct. 9 at Benjamin Branch, 1530 Be…

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Bookmarks will host a reading by four authors whose work is included in the 2021 edition of “Flying South,” a Winston-Salem Writers publication based on the annual literary competition. The reading will be held on Oct. 10 at 3 p.m. at Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth St., #110, in downtown Winston-S…

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Legendary Comics, which was founded in 2010 as an offshoot of Hollywood’s production company Legendary Pictures, has earned considerable kudos for its movie tie-ins, including Godzilla, King Kong, Pacific Rim, and Pokéman: Detective Pikachu, to name a few.

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RALEIGH — The annual NC State Fiction Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents, including out-of-state and international students who are enrolled in North Carolina universities. It remains one of the largest free-to-enter fiction contests in the South.

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Bookmarks has announced that its 16th Festival of Books and Authors will take place September 23-26 in downtown Winston-Salem. Bookmarks’ Festival continues to be the largest annual book festival in the Carolinas. 50 authors will visit Winston-Salem over the course of the…

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (SEPTEMBER 7, 2021)—Read Write Spell is seeking volunteers to serve as 1st grade tutors for students in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. A not-for-profit organization based in Winston-Salem, Read Write Spell leverages the power of community volunteers to provide free…

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GREENSBORO, NC (August 30, 2021) – The Poetry Café’s founder, Josephus Thompson III will be in residence at the Xperience @ Caldcluegh this fall to share his love of poetry and performance with the community.

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GREENSBORO, NC (August 26, 2021) – The Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library is offering Outdoor Adventurers of Color, a monthly series exploring opportunities for outdoor recreation, socialization and community engagement. 

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (Aug. 25, 2021) – The High Point Public Library will host a community leader panel Sat., Aug. 28, 2021, at 10 a.m. in the Ann and Jim Morgan Community Room on the first floor of the library and livestreamed on the library’s Facebook page.

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