Locations of Site Visitors

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Joanie McLean readings

Joanie's latest chapbook PLACE is now out. She will be reading at:

McIntyre's Books, Aug. 28 at 2:00 PM

Flyleaf Books, Dec. 15 at 7:00 PM

Also, on Aug 1 Joanie will be interviewed on WCOM radio at 10:00 AM.

For more information and online orders, go to: click on "New Releases"

Monday, July 11, 2011

Pittsboro Writers' Morning Out

Pittsboro WMO will meet Saturday, July 16, 11:00 AM at Virlie's Grill, 58 Hillsboro St in Pittsboro.

All writers are invited.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Readings / Book signings

Readings/Book signings in our area

Thursday, July 7, 7:00 pm
Royal Bean Coffeehouse, 3801-137 Hillsborough St.,Raleigh
Marjorie Hudson will read from her debut story collection, Accidental Birds of
the Carolinas:
Thursday, July 14, 6:30 pm, The Joyful Jewel, 44-A Hillsboro St., Pittsboro

Friday, July 8, 7:00-9:00 pm
Joyful Jewel, 44-A Hillsboro St., Pittsboro
Diantha Rau and Ralph Earle will present an evening of original music and
poetry. Diantha will present her blend of folk-style music and unique melodies.
Ralph will read from his meditative and deeply felt poems, sometimes
accompanied by Diantha. Admission is free.

Sunday, July 10
Rosemary House Bed and Breakfast, 76 West St., Pittsboro
Valerie Nieman will read from her new novel, Blood Clay.
Tuesday, July 12, 6:30 pm
Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons, Durham
Diane Daniel will be reading from Farm Fresh North Carolina, a statewide
guidebook of more than farms, produce stands, farmers' markets, wineries,
children-friendly pumpkin patches, and corn mazes.

Thursday, July 14, 6:00 pm
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts, 121-D N. Churton St.
Maureen Wartski will read from her children's book, Yuri's Brush with Magic.

Thursday, July 14, 7:00 pm
Coffee & Crepes, 315 Crossroads Blvd., Cary
Ashley Memory will read from her upcoming novel, Naked and Hungry. Info:

Friday, July 15, 7:00 pm
The Regulator Bookshop, 720 9th St., Durham
L.C. Fiore will launch his debut novel, Green Gospel, with a reading and
signing. This novel examines the roots of fundamentalism, the powerful sway of
community, and how people change. Fiore is the communications coordinator for
the North Carolina Writers' Network.

Friday, July 29, 10:15-11:45 am
Cameron Village Library (Room 120) Clark Ave., Raleigh
Anne Barnhill will read from her collection of short stories, What You Long
For. For more information on Anne, visit

Saturday, July 30, 2:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons, Durham
Sheri Castle will be reading from The New Southern Garden Cookbook: Enjoying
the Best from Homegrown Gardens Farmers' Markets, Roadside Stands, and CSA Farm

Thursday, August 4, 7:30 pm
Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh
Launch Party for Ellyn Bache's new book, The Art of Saying Goodbye.

Saturday, August 27, 2:00-5:00 pm
Barnhill's, 811 Burke St., Winston-Salem
Vale non-fiction writer and poet Ann Fox Chandonnet will give a free lecture
titled "How to Compile and Compose a Family History Using Letters and
Memorabilia." Chandonnet is the author of Write Quick: War and a Woman's Life
in Letters, 1835-1867
Thursday, September 15, 7:00 pm
Bennett Place State Historic Site, 4409 Bennett Memorial Rd., Durham
Suzy Barile will read from Undaunted Heart.

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