NCLR thanks Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe and Charles and Annie Frazier (right, with NCLR Fiction Editor Liza Wieland, left), as well as the other writers and guests at our 2013 issue book party. Thanks also to Glenis Redmond (below) reading from her NCLR poetry at Malaprop's in 2019 and all of the other writers who read during our spring bookstore events.


Photo of Red Clay Ramblers at Quail Ridge Books


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Right, annual James Applewhite art invitational exhibit, City Art Gallery, Greenville


NCLR representatives regularly attend Bookmarks' Festival of Books and Authors, the fall conference of the North Carolina Writers Network, the annual meeting of the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association, the annual North Carolina Writers Conference, and the biennial North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame induction ceremony, as well as various other literary events across the state.

Meet staff members, get extra copies of the new issue (they make great gifts), buy back issues to complete your set.

4/14/2021, 7:00, live on Zoom: James Applewhite Poetry Prize Reading, featuring the winner and other honoree  of the 2020 competition, whose poems are forthcoming in the 2021 print issue (check back for registration link)

3/24/2021, 7:00, live on Zoom: John Ehle Prize Celebration, featuring Savannah Paige Murray, 2021 recipient. Co-Sponsored by Press 53. Register (free here).

2/23/2021, 7:00, live on Zoom: 2021 Online Issue Launch and Albright CNF Prize Reading, featuring 2020 winner and finalists reading essays in the 2021 issues. Register (free) here to receive the Zoom link. Co-sponsored by the ECU Alumni Association

11/5/2020, 6:00, live on Youtube: Coming Home to North Carolina: A Virtual Reading, featuring the winner of the Linda Flowers Literary Award and other CNF forthcoming in 2021 issues of NCLR

9/17/20, 6:00, live on Youtube: Shut In with Stories, a virtual fiction reading featuring Katey Schultz and Leah Hampton, former Betts Prize winners

More in the planning; come back for updates!

Please contact the editor to invite her or another NCLR representative to your literary event.

Photo of Red Clay Ramblers at Quail Ridge Books

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