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Literature in North Carolina


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North Carolina's rich literary tradition spans centuries. Matilda Berkely, or, Family Ancedotes by Winifred Marshall Gales was the first novel written and published locally in North Carolina in 1804. Since then, many great writers have called North Carolina home.


Literary Map of North Carolina


The University of North Carolina at Greensboro's Libraries have put together and are enhancing an online map illustrating where North Carolina writers call home. Search by author or genre or simply browse.
http://libapps4.uncg.edu/nclitmap/


North Carolina Poet Laureate


Home page for the North Carolina Poet Laureate, North Carolina's 'ambassador of literature.'
https://www.ncarts.org/our-impact/valuing-artists/north-carolina-poet-laureate