The 2015 issue will feature Global North Carolina.
For a full Call For Submissions, click here.

The 2016 issue will celebrate 25 years of NCLR with content that reflects North Carolina's strong tradition of a supportive community of writers.

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go to Submissions.

Forthcoming in NCLR 2015 (print and online issues)

Featuring Global NORTH CAROLINA

Interviews with Elaine Orr,
by Kathryn Stripling Byer,
and Monique Truong,
by Kirstin Squint, with Nahem Yousaf

An essay on the documentary Moving Midway,
by Margaret McGehee

An essay on Charles Chesnutt's The Colonel's Dream, by Richard Ellis

An essay on Paul Green's The House of Connelly, by Tanfer Emin Tunc

An essay on historical fiction by Philip Gerard

and more



Fiction by Michael Parker

The 2014 Doris Betts Fiction Prize–winning story by Laura Herbst and two of the of the finalists, by Taylor Brown and Jude Whelchel

Poetry by James Applewhite

the 2014 James Applewhite Poetry Prize-winning poem by Elizabeth W. Jackson

The 2014 James Applewhite Poetry Prize finalists Richard Betz, Barbara Conrad, Marylin Hervieux, Robert Hill, Marc Johnston, Janet Joyner, Susan Lefler, and Grace Ocasio, and Marty Silverthorne

and more


See a full table of contents of NCLR Online 2015.

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