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First Draft on a First Friday

First Draft on a First Friday

  First Draft is set for Friday, October 5th!  Greensboro Bound invites you to drop by Scuppernong Books at 7 pm for a curated and joyful open mic. What is First Draft?  First Draft is a Curated Open Mic. Selected readers, published and not-yet-published, have...

PRI Correspondent Patrick Winn is Greensboro Bound

PRI Correspondent Patrick Winn is Greensboro Bound

In Hello Shadowlands: Inside the Meth Fiefdoms, Rebel Hideouts and Bomb-Scarred Towns of Southeast Asia, Patrick Winn creates a portrait of Southeast Asia through the lens of organized crime — a world of narco-barons, vigilantes, motorbike...

This Is Your Country on Drugs

This Is Your Country on Drugs

A new series, This Is Your Country on Drugs, sponsored by Greensboro Bound, explores the intersection of medicine, business, law enforcement, and money in the American drug epidemic by bringing in the best non-fiction authors and experts. The series begins on August...

First Draft, Take Two

First Draft, Take Two

Greensboro Bound launched a curated Open Mic series, First Draft, in April. The concept behind First Draft is simple: invite a few writers from different stages of their literary careers to read works-in-progress, then open part of the program up to audience members...

Finally Me! is Greensboro Bound

Finally Me! is Greensboro Bound

Near the end of school last year in Guilford County, fourth grader Lily Leach submitted her script to the popular 'Write Your Own Opera' contest. The winning entry would be cast, set to music, and performed. The contest, which also carries the name of Barbara Ann...

Regional Small Presses are Greensboro Bound

Regional Small Presses are Greensboro Bound

As part of our inaugural  festivities, Greensboro Bound will spotlight five vibrant regional small presses. You'll have a chance to meet both the publishers and authors contributing to the energetic publishing environment of North and South Carolina. Blair is a new,...

Greensboro Bound After Hours

Greensboro Bound After Hours

Not only is Greensboro Bound bringing you over 50 programs and over 80 authors in three days, we've scheduled exciting and stimulating after hours events on both Friday and Saturday nights beginning at 8:30 pm. Here's a taste of what you can find at downtown venues...

Greensboro Bound Panels Focus on Diversity

Greensboro Bound Panels Focus on Diversity

When the Greensboro Bound Author Selection Committee began meeting in August 2017, we had the conscious purpose of creating a festival which included diverse voices across gender, race, sexual orientation, and economic category. What does it mean to write, and to...

Additional Programs during Greensboro Bound

Additional Programs during Greensboro Bound

There is always something going on in Greensboro and the weekend of May 18-20 is no exception. In addition to Greensboro Bound programming, here some additional activities we think might interest you. FLYIN' WEST by Pearl Cleage Presented by Scrapmettle Entertainment...

Nikki Giovanni is Greensboro Bound

Nikki Giovanni is Greensboro Bound

Greensboro Bound is very happy to welcome Nikki Giovanni to the final day of the Greensboro Bound Literary Festival on Sunday May 20. Ms. Giovanni will speak at the Harrison Auditorium on the campus of A&T University at 6 pm. The Nikki Giovanni event is now sold...

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