Couplet Poetry Festival with Bull City Press!

04/05/2014 - 00:00
04/06/2014 - 00:00

Saturday 2 PM opening readings with 2 local poets
4 PM workshop with CFCC Prof on writing poetry
6 PM workshop with Ross White of Bull City Press and Rebecca Hazelton (BCP associate editor) about getting poetry published.
7:30 pm - readings from Ellen C. Bush (author of Licorice), Matthew Poindexter (contributor to Another & Another: An Anthology from the Grind Daily Writing Series) and Rebecca Hazelton (author of Vow and Fair Copy)

Sunday 12:00 pm - reading by Ross White (editor of Another & Another: An Anthology from the Grind Daily Writing Series)

NC Film Industry Book Rentals and Books to Movies

NC Film Book Shelf Flag

So we've had a couple of people ask us why we keep putting notices up on Twitter and Facebook about movies renting our books, "Over and over - like, big deal! We know already!"

50th Aniversary of Tropic of Cancer

09/24/2014 - 19:30
09/24/2014 - 21:00

In 1964 The Tropic of Cancer was finally cleared for publication in the US. Come celebrate the anniversary of this landmark!

Speak Easy Banned Books Week Edition

09/26/2014 - 19:00
09/26/2014 - 21:00

Theme: Censorship

Flora and Fauna Workshop

08/19/2014 - 19:00
08/19/2014 - 21:00

Workshop of Craig Kittner's new play Flora & Fauna!

100 K Poets for Change and Gary Guliksen!

09/27/2014 - 00:00

The annual poetry event - with poets all day long - culminating in Gary's book launch!

Banned Books Week

09/21/2014 - 00:00
09/27/2014 - 23:59

Annual Celebration of the First Amendment and the right to read!

National Book Tour Launch Party @OBOFS!

09/21/2014 - 19:00
09/21/2014 - 21:00

Join us to celebrate three fab authors!

Eric Shonkwiler, Schuler Benson & Taylor Brown

Eric Shonkwiler has had writing appear in such prestigious journals as Los
Angeles Review of Books, The Millions, Fiddleblack, [PANK] Magazine, and
Midwestern Gothic. He received his MFA in Fiction from University of
California Riverside, has taught college-level English and Creative Writing,
and is the Regional Editor for Los Angeles Review of Books, as well as a
former reader for [PANK] and former Editor-in-Chief and fiction editor for

What could she buy at a used bookstore?

"Well, how is your room?" Jock asked me on the phone. I had just arrived in Eugene, Oregon after a six day train trip that has taken me across the country to the Wordcrafters Conference.

"Guess what I have a view of?"

"Um, a wall?" he ventured. He had listened to me complain endlessly about how disappointed I was in the hotel room that I had in Washington, D.C.

Alan Cradick Photography Exhibit

05/23/2014 - 18:00
05/23/2014 - 20:00

The Talented Mr. Cradick opens his photography exhibit!

  1. A Wilmington Institution since 1982
  2. Buying Old Books: The ultimate Recycling
  3. Best African American Literature Selection in Town
  4. Extensive Foreign Language Section: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese
  5. The ONLY bookstore in town to deliver!
  6. Paperback Classics at affordable prices (Great for English classes!)
  7. Incredible Judaica Section
  8. Largest selection of scripts and Theatre/Film books in Town
  9. Where else are you going to find a first edition for under $10?
  10. Bibliophiles rock!