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The 2017 NC State Fiction Contest is Now Open for Entries


The annual NC State Fiction Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents. Drawing more than 300 entrants last year, it’s one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South. This year’s guest judge is Tania James, award-winning author of the novels Atlas of Unknowns and The Tusk That Did The Damage and the short-story collection Aerogrammes. More info…

The postmark deadline is October 10, 2017.


2018 Five-County Regional Artist Grant Applications Now Open  

Individual artists must live in Alamance, Caswell, Guilford, Randolph, or Rockingham counties, and focus on visual, performing, literary, or interdisciplinary arts 

Applications due by 5 pm on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 

Greensboro, N.C., September 15, 2017 — ArtsGreensboro announced today that applications are available for the 20187 Regional Artist Grant program, which ArtsGreensboro administers on behalf of a consortium of five counties—Alamance, Caswell, Guilford, Randolph, and Rockingham. Funding for this program is provided by the North Carolina Arts Council and matched by participating Arts Councils in the five counties.

The application is available online at: