Tamara Kissane, a Durham-based dramatist and audio fiction writer, has been selected as the region’s 2020 Piedmont Laureate. During 2020, Kissane will appear at workshops, reading programs and speaking engagements throughout Wake, Durham and Orange counties. The Piedmont Laureate program is dedicated to building a literary bridge for residents to come together and celebrate the… Read More →
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Featured photo by Daniel Coston By David Menconi It’s been well over a century since the late great Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten was born in what is now Carrboro, but you can still find traces of the Piedmont blues legend’s wonder years in her old hometown. A bike trail bears her name, and there’s a historical… Read More →