The North Carolina Writers’ Network Spring Conference was held on April 23 at the Moore Humanities and Research Administration Building on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. The conference featured intensive workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as publisher exhibits, on-site "lunch with an author" readings, and an open mic. The faculty included poets Vievee Francis, Matthew Olzmann, and Jennifer Whitaker; fiction writers Quinn Dalton and Travis Mulhauser; and creative nonfiction writers Jim Minick and Mylene Dressler. The keynote speaker was fiction writer Michael Parker. The cost of the conference was $150 ($99 for members) until April 17 and $165 ($135 for members) thereafter and on-site. The cost of the "lunch with an author" was $25 ($15 for members). Call, e-mail, or visit the website for information.
North Carolina Writers’ Network Spring Conference, P.O. Box 21591, Winston-Salem, NC 27120. (336) 293-8844. Ed Southern, Executive Director.