Mary’s Hosts UNC Press Cookbook Authors

Mary’s Hosts UNC Press Cookbook Authors

by Staff Mary’s Gourmet Diner, located at 723 Trade St in Winston-Salem, will host noted food writers and UNC Press Cookbook Authors for food demonstrations and discussion at 10:00a.m. Wednesday, April 30. The event is free and open to the public. UNC Press “Savor the South” cookbook series has drawn […]

Bookmarks to Present Teen Authors Kiera Cass & Megan Shepherd

Bookmarks to Present Teen Authors Kiera Cass & Megan Shepherd

By Staff Bookmarks is happy to announce an event for teens featuring Kiera Cass and Megan Shepherd as they talk about their new books, writing for teens, and their many inspirations. The event will take place at 6:30pm on Wednesday, February 12 at Southside Public Library on Buchanan Street in […]

by · February 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Literature
BookMarks Presents Author Danny Schnitzlein

BookMarks Presents Author Danny Schnitzlein

By Staff   To kick off BookMarks’ Ten Year Anniversary in 2014 and in support of the Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem, author Danny Schnitzlein will participate in the January 18 performance of The Monster Who Ate My Peas, based on his multi-award-winning book. The performance will take place at 11 […]

by · January 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature

Arts Council Grant to Put Poetry On City Buses

By Staff   Winston-Salem Transit Authority bus riders will soon see a new addition. Every bus will carry one of the Poetry in Plain Sight™ posters displaying a poem from a North Carolina poet. The program began last January with the printing and display of four poems on posters throughout […]

by · January 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature

BOOKMARKS Presents a Book Club Moveable Feast in Febuary

By Staff Back by popular demand, Bookmarks will present their 2nd Annual Book Club Movable Feast featuring 20 + authors from across the country. It will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 3 – 5 p.m. (Doors open at 2:15 p.m.) at The Milton Rhodes Center for the […]

by · January 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
BookMarks Appoints President and Two New Board Members

BookMarks Appoints President and Two New Board Members

By Staff Bookmarks recently elected a new Executive Board: Philip Mulder was named President, Charlie Lovett was named Vice President, Barry Miller was named Secretary, and Scott Rhodes was named Treasurer. In addition, Bookmarks welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors: Judy Breakstone and Robert “Tracy” Thomas. Philip […]

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Local Author- “Escaping the Naughty List” is a Holiday Comfort

By Jeffrey Sykes   Escaping the Naughty List By Clay Howard Illustrated by Lincoln Adams Clay Howard’s second children’s book began as so many great stories do. On those late fall nights when one of his four children worried about something that landed them in trouble he would tell a […]


The United States Military Almost Nuked NC in 1961

By Staff   “How close was it to exploding? My opinion is damn close. You might now have a very large Bay of North Carolina if that thing had gone off.” – Dr. Jack ReVelle, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal officer who deactivated both thermonuclear bombs in 1961 Did the United […]

by · September 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Innovation, Literature, Local Interest, News
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Lit Passion Spawns New Winston-Salem Publishing House

By Jeffrey Sykes     Two men who believe in the depths of the Winston-Salem creative scene have announced the formation of a new publishing initiative. Born of a passion for literature and a thirst for the fringe, 67 Press is looking for unpublished authors ready to step into view. […]