Literature

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Locals Only- Short Stories on CCD – Stinson Beach

by Clay Howard Just a walk on the beach… Pretty easy, once I got here. At least it’s a beautiful day- no clouds, no rain, no…well at least it’s a pretty day. Not sure where I will go, I just know that I’ll go there-here, at Stinson Beach. It was […]

by · November 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Bookmarks Becomes Newest Funded Partner of the Arts Council

By Staff Bookmarks was named the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County’s newest funded partner on October 16, 2014 with a grant of $10,000. Jim Sparrow, Arts Council president and chief executive, and Dara Silver, director of member services and grants, announced the awards in a news conference at […]

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Local Funny Book Creator Finds Success Going Digital

By Staff College Follies has gone from an unknown comic book series with a single issue printed in 2000 to a digital comic distributed worldwide- all thanks to changing technology. College Follies, touted as an “An epic parody of life itself,” was created by winston-Salem comic artist and journalist, Todd […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Bookmarks & Summit School Present a Book Release Celebration Featuring Charlie Lovett

By Staff   Bookmarks and Summit School will hold a Book Release Celebration for Charlie Lovett’s newest nove l”First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen” on Thursday, October 16 at 7 pm in the Loma Hopkins Theatre at Summit School at 2100 Reynolda Road in […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Local Poetry: Apology by Jennifer O’Kelly

Apology It felt so good to yell about the injustice- I didn’t think for a moment about you sitting beside me feeling like it was directed at you until you rose rapidly from your comfortable pose. I had relinquished control of the angry mare and she was crashing around the […]

by · October 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Read Local- Jack Russell by Michael Wells

By Michael Wells   Ronnie Thompson sauntered into the Honky Tonk Angel roadside bar. His red clay encrusted CAT work boots might as well have been boots of the finest Spanish leather. You don’t get many days like today, he thought, so live it up. “Drinks for everyone.” The few […]

by · October 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
CCD Book Review – Book Review – A Third Party Affair- Sons of Wichita by Daniel Schulman

CCD Book Review – Book Review – A Third Party Affair- Sons of Wichita by Daniel Schulman

By Noah Reynolds “It was January 30, 2011, the kickoff of Charles and David’s next donor conclave…As guests began to arrive at the resort, they were greeted with the spectacle of the lime green, blimp-like craft circling overhead and displaying large banners with Charles and David’s caricatures; Sandwiched between their […]

by · September 21, 2014 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Locals Only – Short Stories on CCD – Cedar Ridge by Dan Dockery

By Dan Dockery In the row along Cedar Ridge, the trees grew, spindly and poor in their early years, their rooty feet clinging where they could to the clay, the red-bank sand eroded by the wind and rain. But their slow growing hearts were blood red, strong, rich… as rich as […]

by · September 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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CCD Book Review- Scream if You Wanna Go Faster

By Chad Nance   If you’re having a conversation with someone and they say something to you like: “I wish there was a real literary scene here in Winston.” Or: “There are writers here, but it is just old grannies or vanity projects.” Or even: “Our local writers are just […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
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Locals Only – Short Stories on CCD- A Dying Breath by Clay Howard

Editor’s Note:  This is the first short story of many that CCD hopes to post in the coming months.  If you have a short story you would like to submit (please keep it under 5,000 words) please send the submission, a brief bio, and a photo to editor [at] camelcitydispatch […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature