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April 21, 2014

Serena Book Talk

The Friends of the UNCG Libraries will be discussing Serena by North Carolina author Ron Rash today at 4:00 pm.  Held in the Hodges Reading Room in Jackson Library, the discussion will be led by UNCG English professor Dr. Elizabeth Chiseri-Strater.  You can register for the event here.

Want more information on Ron Rash? Check out his Lit Map entry here!

April 14, 2014

NC Writers' Network Conference Success

The North Carolina Literary Map had a great time on Saturday at the NC Writers' Network Conference.  We set up a table in the MHRA building on UNCG's campus and met with authors, publishers, and aspiring writers.  We also had some great author submissions that we'll be entering into the Lit Map this week. Thanks to all who stopped by!

March 19, 2014

Georgann Eubanks Visit

Georgann Eubanks will be speaking at UNCG on Wednesday, March 26.  Join us in the Hodges Reading Room in Jackson Library at 4:00 pm.  Author of the "Literary Trails" series, Ms. Eubanks will present "Why Are There So Many NC Writers?", a presentation about the rich literary heritage of our state.

Check out the Lit Map for more information on this author.

March 17, 2014

Terry Kennedy Poetry Reading

UNCG creative writing professor Terry Kennedy will be giving a poetry reading from his new collection New River Breakdown on Monday, March 24.  Join us at 4:00 pm in the Hodges Reading Room on the 2nd floor of Jackson Library.  Terry is currently the Associate Director of the Graduate Program in Creative Writing and is the Editor of storySouth, an online journal.

See you there!


Image from: http://mfagreensboro.org/faculty/terry-l-kennedy/

February 19, 2014

NC Writers' Network Spring Conference

The North Carolina Writers' Network will have their spring 2014 conference at UNCG.  Held April 12, 2014, the event is cohosted by the UNCG creative writing program and will feature speakers, panels, workshops, and more.  The "Lunch with an Author" event will allow participants to engage in dialogue with featured authors.

More information on this conference can be found here.

February 4, 2014

FOL Book Discussion - Goodbye to All That

Join the Friends of the Library as they discuss "Goodbye to All That," by Robert Graves. The discussion will be held in the Hodges reading room on the second floor of Jackson Library, on February 24 at 4:00pm.  

Register at http://library.uncg.edu/fol/register or email barry_miller@uncg.edu

January 15, 2014

Friends of the Library Dinner Tickets Now Available

Welcome back to the Literary Map Blog, NC book enthusiasts! The spring semester has begun and we're ready to get started on a fantastic semester. We will continue bringing you updates and information on North Carolina books and authors in 2014!

To get started, tickets for the the Friends of the UNCG Libraries dinner on March 6th are now on sale. Tickets must be ordered by February 27th. Go to the Friend's of the UNCG Libraries Blog to find out more about this event and support the UNCG Libraries.