ISSUES

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Online Issues

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Ordering Past Issues

"NCLR has just quietly gone about its business of making itself arguably the most important literary journal in the state."—Richard Krawiec

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2016: Issue Number 25


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2016 Issue Page 

 

    

Table of Contents
    

Cover design by Dana Ezzell
featuring
Celebrating 25 Years of the North Carolina Literary Review

$15.00

 

2016 Online:


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2015 Online Issue Page 

 

    

Table of Contents
    

NCLR Online issues are open access; no subscription or purchase required.

Cover design by Dana Ezzell
featuring
Celebrating 25 Years of the North Carolina Literary Review

 

2015: Issue Number 24


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2015 Issue Page 

 

    

Table of Contents
    

Cover design by Dana Ezzell Gay, cover art by Eduardo Lapetina
featuring
North Carolina Literature in a Global Context

$15.00

 

2015 Online:


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2015 Online Issue Page 

 

    

Table of Contents
    

NCLR Online issues are open access; no subscription or purchase required.

Cover design by Dana Ezzell Gay, cover art by Mona Wu
featuring
North Carolina Literature
in a Global Context

 

2014: Issue Number 23


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2014 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover design by Dana Ezzell Gay
featuring
War in North Carolina Literature

$15.00

2014 Online:


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2014 Online Issue Page 

 

    

Table of Contents
    

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Cover design by Dana Ezzell Gay
featuring
War in North Carolina Literature

 

2013: Issue Number 22


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2013 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover design by Dana Ezzell Gay, cover photography
by Mary Shannon Johnstone

featuring
North Carolina: A State of Change, A Changing State

$15.00

2013 Online:


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2013 Online Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    

NCLR Online issues are open access; no subscription or purchase required.

Cover design by Dana Ezzell Gay, cover photography
by Dana Ezzell Gay and Mary Shannon Johnstone
featuring
North Carolina: A State of Change, A Changing State

 

2012: Issue Number 21


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2012 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover design by Dana Ezzell Gay, cover photography
by Mary Shannon Johnstone

featuring
North Carolina Literature into Film

$15.00

 

2012 Online


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2012 Online Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    

NCLR Online issues are open access; no subscription or purchase required.

Cover design by Dana Ezzell Gay, cover photography
by Dana Ezzell Gay and Mary Shannon Johnstone
featuring
North Carolina Literature into Film

 

2011: Issue Number 20


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2011 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover design by Dana Ezzell Gay, cover art by Joan Mansfield
featuring
Environmental Writing in North Carolina

$20.00

2010: Issue Number 19


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2010 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover design by Dana Ezzell Gay, cover art by Will Henry Stevens
featuring
North Carolina Appalachian Literature

$15.00

2009: Issue Number 18

NCLR 2009 Cover
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2009 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover design by Dana Ezzell Gay, photography by Mary Shannon Johnstone
featuring
North Carolina Drama

$15.00

2008: Issue Number 17

NCLR 2007 Cover
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2008 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover art by Dwane Powell, design by Stephanie Whitlock Dicken
featuring
North Carolina Humor: The Old Mirth State

with Mirth Carolina Laugh Tracks,
a dual CD set featuring music and readings by some of North Carolina's funniest favorites
$25.00 for issue and CD; sold separately at $15 each

2007: Issue Number 16

NCLR 2007 Cover
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2007 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover art by Kelly L. Adams, design by Mary Hatch Thiesen
featuring
Commemorating 100 Years of Writers and Writing at East Carolina University
$15.00

2006: Issue Number 15

NCLR 2006 Cover | Children's and Young Adult Literature
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2006 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover art by Karen Lee, design by Mary Hatch Thiesen
featuring
Children's and Young Adult Literature in North Carolina
$10.00

2005: Issue Number 14

NCLR 2005 Cover
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2005 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover photography by Ann Ehringhaus, design by Mary Hatch Thiesen
featuring
Outer Banks Writing
$10.00

2004: Issue Number 13

NCLR 2004 Cover
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2004 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover design by Mary Thiesen, with photography by Jim White
featuring
Ethnic North Carolina
$10.00

2003: Issue Number 12

NCLR 2003 Cover
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2003 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover design by Mary Thiesen
featuring
100th Anniversary of the First Flight
$10.00

2002: Issue Number 11

NCLR 2002 Cover
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2002 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover design by Mary Thiesen
featuring
NCLR's 10th Anniversary
$10.00

2001: Issue Number 10

NCLR 2001 Cover
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2001 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover art by Olivia Gatewood, design by Mary Thiesen
featuring
Science Fiction and Fantasy in North Carolina
$5.00

2000: Issue Number 9

NCLR 2000 Cover
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2000 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover photography by Gary Weissman, design by Mary Thiesen
featuring
Other Voices and Genres and the
100th Birthday of Thomas Wolfe

$25.00

1999: Issue Number 8

NCLR 1999 Cover
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1999 Issue Page    
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover photography by Tama Hochbaum, design by Mary Thiesen
featuring
The Civil War and Reconstruction in NC
and Ante- and Postbellum NC Plantation Literature

$50.00; limited number available

1998: Issue Number 7


NCLR 1998 Cover

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1998 Issue Page 

  

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover photography by W. Cameron Dennis, design by Mary Thiesen
featuring
Oral History in NC
and
The Fiction of Fred Chappell

$50.00; limited number available

1997: Issue Number 6

NCLR 1997 Cover
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1997 Issue Page       
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover art by Kent Williams
featuring
NC Writers and the NC Museum of Art
$5.00

1996: Issue Number 5

1996 Cover
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1996 Issue Page       
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover art by Hayes Henderson
featuring
Carolina cats and their writers
$5.00

With the 1995 issue, NCLR changed its numbering system: NCLR therefore went from 2.2 to 5; there were no volumes 3 or 4.    

1995: Issue Number 2.2

1995 Cover
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1995 Issue Page       
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover art by Irwin Kremen
featuring
Black Mountain College
$15.00

1994: Issue Number 2.1

1994 Cover
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1994 Issue Page       
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover art by Ray Elmore
featuring
the 1898 Wilmington Race Riot
$10.00

1993: Issue Number 1.2

1993 Cover
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1993 Issue Page       
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover art by C.E. Walker
featuring
a special tribute to Manly Wade Wellman
$5.00

1992: Issue Number 1.1

1992 Cover
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1992 Issue Page       
    

    

Table of Contents
    
Cover art by Stanton Blakeslee
featuring
John Lawson & the Tuscarora
$10.00

 

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