Jason Reynolds is Coming to Greensboro

Jason Reynolds is Coming to Greensboro

written by Gale Greenlee The countdown continues to Greensboro Bound, May 16-19. And this week, we’re hosting someone special. Jason Reynolds, author of the YA novel, When I Was the Greatest and the middle grade series Ghost, will take the mic Wednesday, April 24, at...
Catching Up with GB18 Authors

Catching Up with GB18 Authors

Here at Greensboro Bound, we take pleasure in bringing you, not only authors you’ve read and loved, but writers you will love WHEN you read. Sometimes, we showcase emerging or underrepresented authors because we want to encourage a sense of adventure and an...
Prelude To A Festival

Prelude To A Festival

“At the still point, there the dance is.” —T. S. Eliot I haven’t introduced myself yet. I’m Deonna Kelli Sayed, the Festival Coordinator for Greensboro Bound. You may have seen me around downtown, or at the 2018 TEDx Greensboro, or behind the registration...
First Draft: Starting 2019 Write

First Draft: Starting 2019 Write

First Draft is a Greensboro Bound Open Mic that features diverse “curated readers” with an opportunity for others to read works-in-progress. Perfection is not required or even preferred. The goal is to bring writers together who otherwise might not be in...
Students at the Newcomers School Read

Students at the Newcomers School Read

In 2017, students from the Doris Henderson Newcomers School created two volumes of poetry, stories, and artwork to document their immigrant experience. These volumes were titled, Resilience, and The Amazing World of Resilience. In this program, students from the...