Moore County Writing Competition

Moore County Writing Competition

Dec. 28, 2018 by

January 30 deadline for all entries for LiteraryEXPRESS! Elementary through Adult with prizes for all categories. Digital format, please!

2018 Cos Barnes Fellow in Fiction: Christine Hennessey

Sep. 2, 2018 by

The Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities is thrilled to present the 2018 Cos Barnes Fellow in Fiction to Christine Hennessey for “Foundation.” Christine Hennessey lives and writes in Wilmington, North Carolina, where she shares a home with nineteen chickens, one giant dog, and her husband. She

Children’s Writing Camp [August 7-9] with Beth Copeland

Jul. 6, 2018 by

2018’s Write On Camp at Weymouth Center has been fully redesigned to engage young writers in daily tours, work on new writing skills development, and to introduce them to writers of different genres and to other professionals within the world

Erin Chandler | June Bug Versus Hurricane

Jun. 19, 2018 by

Born to Kentucky royalty, granddaughter of the two-time governor, US Senator, and baseball commissioner “Happy” Chandler, who put Jackie Robinson in the big leagues, Erin Chandler’s life promised an idyllic childhood. Her aunt was an actress.  Her family was larger

gothic castle

John Kessel: Pride and Prometheus

May. 9, 2018 by

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

John Amen plus book covers

National Poetry Month at Weymouth with John Amen

Apr. 13, 2018 by

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

2017 Moore County Writers’ Competition Winners

Apr. 30, 2017 by

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