Writers Morning Out, as part of the North Carolina Writers Network, provides education and discussion of the craft and business of writing, opportunities for recognition, resources for writers at all stages of development, and a community for those who write. Our monthly meetings are a free gathering of writers of any genre. Place: Backroom of… Read More →
Sunday October 22, at 5pm brings the opportunity for spirit food with the quarterly Soul Speak, an hour of interfaith music, poetry and words to remind us of what is real and true and beautiful in this world. The Joyful Jewel, 44-A Hillsboro St., downtown Pittsboro. www.joyfuljewel.com (919) 883-2775.
The monthly Joyful Jewel Poetry celebration with readings and open mic happens on Sunday Oct. 15, 2–4pm. Organized by Tim Mattimoe and sponsored by the Friday Noon Poets, Circle City Books, and Chatham Arts Council, this month the featured poets are Bennett Meyers and Mia Vazquez-Scales. Bennett Meyers, originally from Winston-Salem now hails from Durham… Read More →
Oct. 13, 6–8pm Central Carolina Community College’s Creative Writing Program hosts an Open Mic at the Joyful Jewel, 44-A Hillsboro St., downtown Pittsboro. www.joyfuljewel.com (919) 883-2775.
This month’s “Go See This” is written by guest blogger Selbe Bartlett. Sunday, September 17th will mark the first in a regular monthly series of Sunday afternoon poetry readings at Pittsboro’s Joyful Jewel. This new series provides an ongoing, consistent time and space for poets and poetry lovers in the area to gather. It will feature established… Read More →
North Carolina Poetry Society Reading with Regina Dozier, Brad Strahan, Scott Owens
When I first moved to North Carolina in 2007 I was preoccupied with a new job, closing on my first house, and learning where all the good restaurants were. Writing was not a priority. A year later I felt settled and curious. I went to the first place I could think of that should be… Read More →