This novelist based in Rocky Mount is forging her own path through her writing, teaching and a community bookstore and coffee shop.
This Durham artist and illustrator draws inspiration from her former students and the adventures of her youth.
As his body started to deteriorate from ALS, this artist and former marine moved from Durham to Wilmington to live out his life by the beach.
The Southern author discusses her latest novel, Silver Alert. The 15th book from Smith, it leaves readers with memorable characters.
The best-selling author of Cold Mountain opens up about his latest novel and its similar themes of self discovery.
Two longtime friends started the successful pottery brand out of Hillsborough, which has collaborated with James Beard Award winning chefs.
The Wilmington mixologist makes a mean cocktail — but he’s equally passionate about his nonprofit, Third Person Project.
This master shipwright and longtime professor at Cape Fear Community College reinvented its wooden boatbuilding program.
Off a two-lane highway in Hillsborough down a gravel road, this artist and printmaker celebrates the South’s natural world.
The author’s new memoir, Child, turns an eye on her relationship with her family’s live-in domestic worker, a Black woman named Mattie Culp.
This Durham-based artist engages viewers with work that uses color and portraiture to express — and evoke — deep emotions.
This Raeford-raised film industry veteran has found success — and happiness — with a Netflix show that taps his Southern roots.
Jaki Shelton Green, the ninth Poet Laureate of North Carolina, captures the beauty and cruelty of humanity her writing.
The couple behind Sea Love Sea Salt, out of Burgaw, built their business around a shared culinary passion.