January 30 deadline for all entries for LiteraryEXPRESS! Elementary through Adult with prizes for all categories. Digital format, please!
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 earned her MFA from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and currently works as the social […]
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 than life and some of the personalities that sprinkled fairy dust across this Camelot included […]
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. […]
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 […]
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. […]