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You are invited to. . .

a Poetry Reading April 24th at 10am in the A.D. Lewis Auditorium–Robeson Community College in Lumberton, NC. The English Department and Book ‘Em will sponsor this event that features students’ work. The winners of the poetry writing contest will be announced.

Support young, gifted writers by attending the event.

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Happy Holidays

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Deadline Extended–Literary Contest Entries

Entries for the Book ‘Em Literary Contest has been extended to June 30. High school and college students may submit their short story or poetry entry to compete for the top prize in the 2018 literary contest. Seethe guidelines provided below.

2018 Literary Contest Guidelines


Why Attend Book ‘Em?

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Submissions for 2018 Literary Contest Being Accepted

The guidelines for the 2018 Book ‘Em Literary Contest are now available. High school and college students are welcome to submit their unpublished works before June 15th. This year’s theme is suspense and mystery.

2018 Literary Contest

2017 Writing Contest Writings Now Available

The writings of the 2017 poetry and short story contest winners are now available. Guidelines for the 2018 contest are forthcoming.

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Jonas Saul Joins Book ‘Em

author Jonas SaulJonas Saul, author of the Sarah Roberts series, will be one of the headlining authors at Book ‘Em. One reviewer says, “Sarah Roberts is one in a million. If you’re her friend, she’ll crawl through Hell to protect you. If you’re her enemy, she’ll send you there.” Saul is the author of over thirty novels with over two million copies sold. Two of his bestselling series have been optioned for film and television.




2018 Registration Form Now Available

Registration for 2018 Book ‘Em is now available. Select the link below to complete the registration form.

Select here to register for the 2018 event


Headlining Author Named for 2018

author Jeff MudgettJeff Mudgett, author of Bloodstain and co-host of American Ripper for the HISTORY and Arts & Entertainment Networks will be one of the headlining authors for Book ‘Em 2018.

Make plans to attend the event. Registration for exhibitors will be open later this week.

Next event date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
Time: 9:30am-4pm
Location: Lumberton, NC Robeson Community College

Email: bookemnc@robeson.edu