Sunday, June 5, 2016

What's Happening?

What's Happening for writers and poets in these mountains in June?

Coffee with the Poet at City Lights Books in Sylva
Co-sponsored by NCWN-West
Featured poet: Ray Whitaker

June 10 -Two Well-Published NC Poets to Read at Writers' Night Out, Blairsville, GA

Ronald Moran, former Clemson professor, dean, and a Fulbright Lecturer, joins editor Jonathan K. Rice to share their work at Writers’ Night Out on Friday, June 10. The 7 p.m. reading will be followed by an open microphone for those who’d like to share their own work. The event is free and open to the public at the Union CountyCommunity Center in the heart of Blairsville, GA
sponsored by NCWN-West, a program of NCWN. Contact:

Date: Friday, June 10
Time: 7:00 p.m.

June 10 -Sylva NC on Friday evening

NCWN-West Open Mic Night

The North Carolina Writers' Network-West, a program of the North Carolina Writers' Network and City Lights Bookstore will host an open mic night at the bookstore on Friday, June 10th at 7 p.m
Folks are encouraged to bring their poetry or short pieces to share. Sign-ups begin at 6:45 p.m. for 10-minute reading session. 
The North Carolina Writers' Network connects, promotes, and serves the writers of this state.  They provide education in the craft and business of writing, opportunities for recognition and critique of literary work, resources for writers at all stages of development, support for and advocacy of the literary heritage of North Carolina, and a community for those who write. For more information please visit their website.
Event date: 
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
3 East Jackson St.
SylvaNC 28779

Coffee With The Poets and Writers in Hayesville, NC
June 15, 10:00 a.m.
Held the third Wednesday of each month, 10:00 AM, at Moss Memorial Library, 26 Anderson St., Hayesville, NC. Featured reader(s) followed by Open Mic. Contact: Glenda Beall: 

Featured readers for June are Karen Holmes and Bill Ramsey, both well -published authors.

The Literary Hour at John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC
Meets most third Thursdays of the month at 7:30 p.m.  Members of NCWN West are featured readers. This event is open to the public and there is no admission charge. Readers  in June will be Brenda Kay Ledford and Jo Carolyn Beebe, both of them accomplished local writers.

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