A fun night for readers and writers. A featured author or poet followed by open mic. Free and open to the public. 2017 schedule: April 14: Newt Smith & Robert Lee Kendrick May 12: Diana Anhalt June 9: Glenda Beall July 14: Andrea Jurjevic & Jason Allen Aug 11: Tribute to Tom Lux + humorous poetry Sept 8: Richard Krawiec Oct 13: Natalie Grant & Mary Mike Keller Nov 10: Dana Wildsmith and Christopher Martin Writers? Night Out is sponsored by North Carolina Writers? Network-West and takes place on the second Friday of the month, April through November. Prose writers or poets wishing to participate in the open mic can sign up at the door to read for three minutes.