Graham, Burlington, Snow Camp, Silk Hope, Siler City, Pittsboro
Welcome to a land of contrasts. Here urban sprawl and rural isolation are neighbors, and writers wrestle with the stories that have come from the ups and downs of North Carolina’s product-based economy. The ghosts of a colorful past occupy this landscape, while the contemporary residents have taken up new occupations.
Writers with a connection to this tour: Dorothy Robinson Barnwell, Doris Betts, Ellen Bland, Virginia Boyd, Paul Cuadros, Robin Greene, John W. Harden, William Hardy, Leon Hinton, Lynne Hinton, Judy Hogan, George Moses Horton, Marjorie Hudson, Drew Lasater, Duncan Murrell, Lawrence Naumoff, Michael Parker, Nancy Peacock, Dale Ray Phillips, Diane Silcox-Jarrett and Mark Sumner
North Carolina Arts Council Literary Fellows: Robin Greene, Fayetteville (poet, non-fiction writer 1993) and Michael Parker, Greensboro (fiction and non-fiction writer, 2004) Greensboro.
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