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: 919-971-2865.
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 www.anneclinardbarnhill.com.
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 Boxes.
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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