NC Literary Festival Featuring Appearances from UNC Press Authors

NC Literary Festival

The North Carolina Literary Festival is a free public event presented on a rotating basis by the Duke University Libraries, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries, and N.C. State University Libraries. This year, the festival will be hosted at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library at NCSU in Raleigh. The festival is for people of all ages from all over the state and beyond. Every year the festival includes author readings and discussions, performances, book signings, children’s activities, book sales, and much more.

Among the varied participants, several UNC Press authors will be at this year’s NC Literary Festival. Check out the schedule for UNC Press authors below:

Friday, April 4

  • Bourbon tasting event with Kathleen Purvis: 8:00 PM at The Oxford, Raleigh
    Chef Christopher Hill is creating a custom appetizer “flight” menu that pairs well with a bourbon flight

Saturday, April 5

  • “Future of Storytelling” panel including UNC Press director John Sherer: 12:30 PM in the Skyline Reading Room
  • SAVOR THE SOUTH panel with Kathleen Purvis, Debbie Moose, Andrea Weigl, and Belinda Ellis: 4:30 PM in the Teaching and Visualization room at the Hunt Library

Sunday, April 6

  • Talkin’ Tar Heel with Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser : 11:00 AM in the IEI Auditorium

Want to see the UNC Press authors and what they will be discussing at the North Carolina Literary Festival? Click on a thumbnail below to start the slideshow: