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From The Archives

Each Friday, NCLR will post content from past issues. All past issues are currently available for purchase. Or check your library’s digital collections to read the full piece.

Hudson Represents Culture of Community

Friday from the Archives: “In the Company of Other Writers: An Interview with Marjorie Hudson” by Anne Anthony from NCLR 25 (2016)

One of our favorite parts of our mission of “preserving and promoting North Carolina’s rich literary culture” is getting to not only witness but be a part of a writer’s journey from the beginning.

The Romantic Spirit of Inglis Fletcher

Friday from the Archives: “The Land Always Calls to Its Own”: The Inglis Fletcher Papers”
by Maurice C. York from NCLR 1993. The first class of awards included such luminaries as Paul Green, Frank Borden Hanes, Hugh F. Rankin, and Inglis Fletcher.

Eating, Writing, and Reading Eastern NC

Friday from the Archives: “Collard-Kraut and Blueberry BBQ: Discovering Vivian Howard’s Corner of the South” an interview and essay by Sally F. Lawrence from NCLR 27 (2018). Since this week is all about food here in the USA, we’re pulling out a piece about one of North Carolina’s recent foodie favorites.

Remembering NC’s Native Tribes

Friday from the Archives: “Among the Tuscarora: The Strange and Mysterious Death of John Lawson, Gentleman, Explorer, Writer” by Marjorie Hudson from NCLR 1 (1992).

Remembering Mark Smith-Soto

Friday from the Archives: “Last Retreat to Topsail Island” by Mark Smith-Soto from NCLR 22 (2013). We at NCLR were saddened to learn of the passing of long-time friend and poet, Mark Smith-Soto, early in November.

Clyde Edgerton is ’23 Caldwell Recipient

Friday from the Archives: “Renaissance Man: An Interview with Clyde Edgerton” by George Hovis, from NCLR Issue 26 (2017)  Congratulations to the renowned author, professor, musician, and artist Clyde Edgerton on being the 2023 Caldwell Award Recipient from NC Humanities