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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...

Naima Coster talks with Greensboro Bound

Naima Coster talks with Greensboro Bound

Interview by Gale Greenlee Naima Coster is no stranger to Greensboro Bound. Back in July, she was featured as one of six authors in our first official event, Women’s Work: Writers on Truth, Beauty, Creativity. Since then, she’s been juggling stops from New York to San...

Who’s Coming to Greensboro Bound?

Who’s Coming to Greensboro Bound?

We had a party a few weeks ago to talk about all of the authors (over 70!) arriving in Greensboro May17-20 for our Greensboro Bound Literary Festival and some of the folks there helped us with the announcement. We'll have our schedule on the website very soon. In the...

Author Dan Pink is Greensboro Bound

Author Dan Pink is Greensboro Bound

Author Daniel Pink is Greensboro Bound Daniel Pink is the New York Times best-selling author of sic books, including Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us and To Sell is Human. His newest, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, was on the New...

Podcast on Self Publishing

Podcast on Self Publishing

by Deonna Kelli Sayed Our program, Self Publishing: the Good, the Bad, the Realistic took place on February 1, 2018, as part of Greensboro Bound's Literary Jungle, Literary Community series on publishing and building a writing community. Deonna Kelli Sayed spoke with...

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