Category: Noted

Poem of the Month: Beige Wall Telephone, 1960s

Originally published by Asheville-based poet Michael McFee in his 2017 collection We Were Once Here, this is a poignant and hopeful rumination on wonder and nostalgia that feels appropriate to the oncoming spring season.

An Ode to the Deviled Egg

North Carolina food writer Debbie Moose pays homage to the deviled egg, a classic Southern standby that’s all about the details.

Read these Raleigh-inspired Limericks from Local Writers

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we challenged the folks at the Redbud Writing group to write poems in limerick style. Here’s what they shared. by Redbud Writing Group | illustrations by Jillian Ohl How It StartedHere’s a tale of…

10 Books to Read for Black History Month

Poetry, memoir, and novels from Black authors, many with North Carolina Amber Brown, Sarah Goddin, and Mamie Potter With Black History Month underway, it’s a great time to pick up inspiring poetry, novels, and memoirs from Black authors. To…

10 New Books to Check Out this Spring

As we continue head into another year with (still) more time at home, the escape of a good book is may be more critical than ever.

10 Love Stories with North Carolina Roots

Whether you like your romance with a side of mystery, grit or North Carolina scenery, immerse yourself in one of these loves stories this month.

The Singapore Fling

A Raleigh love story, from the far side of the globe.

The Winter Woods

Among the bare-branched trees, writes Jim Dodson, nature speaks my favorite language.