Emma Bolden

Emma Bolden is the author of two full-length collections of poetry, medi(t)ations (Noctuary Press, 2016) andMaleficae (GenPop Books, 2013), and four chapbooks.

Paulette Boudreaux

Paulette Boudreaux’s novel Mulberry is the winner of the inaugural Lee Smith Novel Prize from Carolina Wren Press.

Deanna Brandenberger

Deanna Brandenberger is a California native who relocated to North Carolina from Nevada and become the Executive Director of the Ava Gardner Museum in 2014. She holds both a BA degree in...

Donna Brazile

Veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile is Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation at the Democratic National Committee, and former interim National Chair of the...

Rachel Breunlin

Rachel Breunlin was born in Cardiff, Wales, grew up in an old railroad suburb on the west side of Chicago, and makes her home in New Orleans. She is ethnographer-in-residence in the...

Elizabeth Brim

Elizabeth Brim has an MFA from the University of Georgia and has studied extensively in metals, sculpture, and blacksmithing at the Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina.

Tori Bush

Tori Bush, a North Carolinian living in New Orleans, is a writer and arts administrator.

David L. Campbell

Arkansas hick lucked out in Louisiana; J.D. Tulane (1960), D.Phil in Law at Oxford University (1960, Marshall Scholar); Thought he was a lawyer for thirty-five years in New Orleans; Got bit...

Emory Shaw Campbell

Emory Shaw Campbell is president of the Gullah Heritage Consulting Service, a Hilton Head Island–based firm. He manages the Gullah Heritage Trail Tours as well as offers lectures and...

Celia Carnes

Celia Carnes is a student pursuing a degree in Global Studies and Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Catherine Carter

Born on the eastern shore of Maryland and raised there by wolves and vultures, Catherine Carter now lives with her husband in Cullowhee, near Western Carolina University, where she teaches...

W. Hodding Carter III

W. Hodding Carter III is an award-winning journalist, educator, public official, and civic leader. Born in New Orleans, raised in Greenville, Mississippi, and educated at Princeton, he...

Hannah Casparian

Hannah Casparian is a chef, a baker and a registered Dietitian. Born to a priest and an artist, Hannah grew up traveling, eating, experiencing and cooking. At age eleven, she moved from...

Cecile Monteyne Charleston

Cecile Monteyne Charleston is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, who recently relocated to Toronto, Ontario, with her husband, baby, and husky.

Eric Charleston

Eric Charleston is an attorney practicing in New Orleans, LA. For fun, he busts a move with his Mardi Gras dance troupe, the 610 Stompers, and plays small roles in community theater.

Perry Chiaramonte

Perry Chiaramonte is a reporter for FoxNews.com, covering a wide range of issues including national policy, criminal justice and foreign affairs.

Kim Church

Kim Church’s debut novel, Byrd, will be published by Dzanc Books in March 2014. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Kim has published short stories and poetry in Shenandoah, Mississippi Review,...

Casey Clabough

Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle

Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) resides in Qualla, North Carolina, with her husband, Evan, and their sons, Ross and Charlie.

Rebecca Fairfax Clay

Boston-born writer Rebecca Fairfax Clay is a longtime resident of Chatham County, North Carolina, but, inspired by Flaubert’s adage that travel teaches humility, she has roamed the globe...

Katy Clune

Katy Clune has worked in communications for the cultural sector for more than ten years.

Wes Cochran

Wesley and Missy Cochran were born and raised in LaGrange, Georgia.

Justin Coleman

Justin Coleman is the Senior Pastor of University United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. A native of Houston, he is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas,...

Tony Coleman

Tony Coleman is from Memphis, TN. He’s spent the last 10 years living between various cities in New England and the city that will always be his Home.

Alfred Conteh

Growing up in a small southern college town, there weren’t many places in my area where I could be exposed to fine art.

miriam cooke

miriam cooke is Braxton Craven Distinguished Professor of Arab Cultures at Duke University.

Martha Lynn Coon

Martha Lynn Coon is a writer, blogger, and mother of two. Originally from Alabama, she currently lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and children. She holds an MFA from The University...

Annie Cotten

Annie Cotten is a southern, seeking nomad currently residing in New Orleans. A late bloomer, she is still sprouting buds. Stay tuned. Ten Things I Can’t Do Without Coffee Cheese Cats (I...

Karen L. Cox

Karen L. Cox was born in Huntington, West Virginia. She moved with her family to North Carolina when she was 11 and attended public schools in Greensboro.

Kareem Crayton

Kareem Crayton, a native Southerner, is a scholar whose work integrates law, politics and race. His analysis on politics and voting matters regularly appear in media outlets including the...