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Explore North Carolina's literary gems! From David Sedaris's humor to Maya Angelou's powerful prose, discover 20 authors and their must-read works.
Kaila Curry, Audience Engagement Producer
Author David Sedaris will appear in Raleigh for a special event at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in April, the venue announced Monday.
Thousands of Wake County students are heading back to the classroom, some with first-day jitters. However, a fifth-grade author shares how she overcame her fears to help others.
Nikki Davis, a native of Roxboro, is a mother, wife, author, and radio host. She has come a long way from her humble beginnings in college and uses her platforms to encourage and uplift others.
Jelia Hepner, WRAL multiplatform producer
The three-time Pulitzer Prize winner spent the last 22 years of his life in Flat Rock near Hendersonville.
Local dance studio owner and author releases her second book.
Tara Lynn, WRAL Contributor
Long-time radio personality Bill Jordan can add author to his list of many accomplishments. His recently published book, "Embrace the Boom," chronicles ways to lead a calmer and more rewarding life as we get older. We're so happy Bill is joining us this morning to talk about the book, that's really a quick read.
A-10 year-old Raleigh girl is now a published author and illustrator and getting ready for her first book signing.
A 10 year old Raleigh girl is now a published author and illustrator and getting ready for her first book signing. The story is about her own experience with extensive medical treatments for "cleft palate and lip". Other children also deal with related craniofacial issues.
Rick Armstrong, WRAL photojournalist
Several Raleigh-area writers have written their recollections about Sept. 11, 2001. The authors described where they were that morning to WRAL's Scott Mason. Needless to say, it was an experience they will never forget.
I recently wrote a second murder mystery book, a companion to my first one that was published last year--"Dead Last."
Amanda Lamb, WRAL reporter
Charles Kemp has lived in the little Robeson County town of Fairmont nearly his whole life and each month dutifully writes a town newsletter full of happenings and historic factoids. But there's more to it than that, a greater. purpose and meaning, which has to do with a tragic accident that befell Charles more than fifty years ago.
Leslie Miklosy of Fayetteville has written a series of books of witty sayings that can sometimes be rather profound. His own life makes for a compelling story, about how his parents fled Hungary and moved from place to place, country to country, to survive.
In 2019, Earnest Lewis took a break from Georgia State University, but he couldn't take a break from all the ideas in his mind. Since then he's published 11 books.
Megan Bryant and Daniel Prosterman co-wrote the Citizen Baby series, which cover how government works for the youngest among us.
Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor
A community organizer is using her talents support children in Durham. Whether she's sharing her books or organizing events in Durham's Latino community, Rosalie Bocelli-Hernandez is living out her dreams. Bocelli-Hernandez's impact began when she published six children's books focused on creating self-esteem. In addition to writing, the Puerto Rican author also works for Durham Parks and Recreation as a community liaison to support residents.
Leslie Moreno, WRAL reporter
Gene Hunter covered the North Carolina legislature for WRAL in the mid-1960s. He's also been an anchor. Scott Mason, our Tar Heel Traveler, has more on his life, television adventures and funny anecdotes about his life and career.
Scott Mason meets a neighborhood hero in downtown Raleigh, who is troubled by the pandemic's affect on her race and who searches for answers in the past, present and future.
Deirdre Mask, the daughter of WRAL's very own Dr. Allen Mask, "looks at the fate of streets named after Martin Luther King, Jr., the wayfinding means of ancient Romans, and how Nazis haunt the streets of modern Germany," according to the publisher.
Award winning and world-renowned musician Dave Matthews and popular children's book author Clete Barrett Smith teamed up to create an environmentally friendly fantasy world in their new book, "If We Were Giants."
Cary author Scott Reintgen has a big year coming up.
Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor