An anthology celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Carolina African American Writers’ Collective shines a spotlight on Black writers.
How Jaki Shelton Green Invents New Ways to Be
On her Poetry Porch in Mebane, North Carolina’s poet laureate welcomes family and friends, encourages rich conversation, and helps us navigate a different kind of world.
Three Lines, One Life
The tobacco fields and church pews of an eastern North Carolina childhood taught an acclaimed haiku poet how to see, feel, and hear the landscape — one syllable at a time.
The Unreliable Reader
An introduction to "10 Poems Every North Carolinian Should Read" by two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins.
10 Poems Every North Carolinian Should Read
Indulge in the diverse beauty of North Carolina by reading these poems aloud.
The Wilderness Poet: George Ellison
At home in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, naturalist and writer George Ellison and his artist wife, Elizabeth, find peace and inspiration.
Sending Christmas Cards to Huck & Hamlet by Joseph Mills
In his new collection, Joseph Mills challenges the stigma of poetry and convinces us to read on.
One Curious Guy
Piedmont Laureate Scott Huler doesn’t specialize. The Raleigh writer asks as many questions, about as many different things, as he can.
The People’s Poet
North Carolina Poet Laureate Cathy Smith Bowers travels the state as our literary ambassador.