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John Kessel: Pride and Prometheus


Written only a few years apart, Frankenstein and Pride and Prejudice changed the landscape of popular literature.  Instant classics, these beloved novels have been translated, replicated, expounded upon and reproduced in countless books, films, and television programs.  Now two hundred years old, these stories continue to inspire current writers including Weymouth Center’s May Writer-in-Residence, John Kessel. […]

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National Poetry Month at Weymouth with John Amen


April is National Poetry Month and Weymouth Center celebrates with Writer-In-Residence, John Amen, reading from his celebrated collections.  The author of five collections of poetry, his poems have been translated into Spanish, French, Hungarian, Korean and Hebrew.  In addition to his poetry, Amen has two new collections strange theater and Illusion of an Overwhelm. Founder […]

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2017 Moore County Writers’ Competition Winners


Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Moore County Writers’ Contest! With over 200 entries, in three categories and with ages ranging from six-years-old to adult, this year’s contest proved yet again that Moore County continues to follow its tradition of literary greatness. This year marked a first for the Writers’ Contest. It officially went digital. […]