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  1. Wanted: One poet laureateRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 14 | StarNewsOnline.com

    Nominations open Wednesday for the job of North Carolina poet laureate, the official state poet and ambassador at large for Tar Heel literature. The new candidate will be replacing Shelby Stephenson , whose two-year term expires in February.


  2. Carolina Wren Press, John F. Blair to mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | StarNewsOnline.com

    A milestone was passed last week when Carolina Wren Press of Durham announced that it is taking over John F. Blair of Winston-Salem. Carolina Wren will acquire Blair's trademarks and backlist , and the two North Carolina publishing houses will merge, effective Jan. 1, with offices in Durham.


  3. 'Bad Girls' on BookwatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | StarNewsOnline.com

    A real-life Tar Heel scandal from the Great Depression will be the subject of the next episode of "N.C. Bookwatch," the literary talk show on UNC Public Television. Karin L. Zipf will talk with host D.G. Martin about her book, "Bad Girls at Samarcand: Sexuality and Sterilization at a Southern Juvenile Reformatory" Most of the girls were committed and had suffered some run-in with the law.


  4. 'Stolen Marriage' -- a Tar Heel taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | StarNewsOnline.com

    Local favorite Diane Chamberlain has a new novel coming out in October: "The Stolen Marriage" , and it promises to be a page turner. Chamberlain , who lives in Raleigh, but spends a lot of time on Topsail Island, has used Wilmington , Pleasure Island and Topsail Island as locations.


  5. Salt names new senior editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | StarNewsOnline.com

    Salt magazine, the arts-and-lifestyle monthly that bills itself as "the art and soul of Wilmington," has named a new senior editor. A native of Philadelphia, Irvine is a former copy editor for The New York Times and was an editor at House Beautiful for 21 years.


  6. Lee Smith's literary memoir now in paperbackRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | StarNewsOnline.com

    Now in paperback: "Dimestore," the acclaimed 2016 memoir by favorite Tar Heel author Lee Smith . In 15 essays, Smith recounts ways she acquired her material.


  7. Margaret Maron is backRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | StarNewsOnline.com

    Lots of mystery fans, myself included, went into mourning when North Carolina mystery writer Margaret Maron announced that she was retiring her Tar Heel sleuth Deborah Knott after her 2015 novel "Long Upon the Land." Maron herself, however, is far from retiring, and she'll be back this summer with a new adventure starring her previous series heroine, Lt.


  8. 'Snipe Hunt' back in printRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | StarNewsOnline.com

    One of the nicer pieces of news for mystery fans is that Sarah Shaber's "Simon Shaw" mysteries are back in print. Originally published by Minotaur between 1997 and 2007, the books followed Professor Simon Shaw, a diminutive historian at tiny Kenan College in Raleigh.


  9. Charles Frazier on 'Bookwatch'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | StarNewsOnline.com

    It's spring pledge drive on UNC Public Television which means that "N.C. Bookwatch" will be pre-empted from its usual Sunday afternoon slot for the next couple of weeks, for "special programming." "Bookwatch" will still air, however, at its alternate time at 5 p.m. Thursdays.


  10. How a juvenile delinquent became 'The Sultan of Swat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | StarNewsOnline.com

    In 2014, he published "Behind Every Great Fortune," a historical novel about the4 legendary fin de siecle financier Otto Hahn. He followed that in 2016 with "Dread the Fed," a contrarian view of the founding of the Federal Reserve system, starring Charles A. Lindbergh's father.


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