Jacksonville Council for the Arts holds several creative writing seminars and workshops. Contact Rebecca Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org or check out their website atwww.jaxarts.com.
North Carolina Poetry Societywww.ncPoetrySociety.org meets in Southern Pines and sponsors poetry contests as well as the Sam Ragan Poetry Festival in March.
North Carolina Writers’ Networkhas information for and about writers around our state, and sponsors contests and conferences. www.ncwriters.org
Heart of Carolina Romance Writers (heartofcarolina.org) is the Raleigh, NC chapter of the Romance Writers of America.
Poets & Writers (pw.org) fosters professional development of poets and writers, promotes communication through the literary community, and helps create an environment in which literature can be appreciated by the widest possible public.
The North Carolina Arts Council (ncarts.org) is a division of the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.
The Craven Arts Council & Gallery (https://www.cravenarts.org/) creates an environment where the arts thrive, bring joy, and enrich the cultural experience in our community. The Council serves as a cultural resource for the community and school system.