Couplet Poetry Festival with Bull City Press!

04/05/2014 - 00:00
04/06/2014 - 00:00

Saturday 2 PM opening readings with 2 local poets
4 PM workshop with CFCC Prof on writing poetry
6 PM workshop with Ross White of Bull City Press and Rebecca Hazelton (BCP associate editor) about getting poetry published.
7:30 pm - readings from Ellen C. Bush (author of Licorice), Matthew Poindexter (contributor to Another & Another: An Anthology from the Grind Daily Writing Series) and Rebecca Hazelton (author of Vow and Fair Copy)

Sunday 12:00 pm - reading by Ross White (editor of Another & Another: An Anthology from the Grind Daily Writing Series)

NC Film Industry Book Rentals and Books to Movies

NC Film Book Shelf Flag

So we've had a couple of people ask us why we keep putting notices up on Twitter and Facebook about movies renting our books, "Over and over - like, big deal! We know already!"

Speak Easy Banned Books Week Edition

09/26/2014 - 19:00
09/26/2014 - 21:00

Theme: Censorship

Flora and Fauna Workshop

08/19/2014 - 19:00
08/19/2014 - 21:00

Workshop of Craig Kittner's new play Flora & Fauna!

100 K Poets for Change and Gary Guliksen!

09/27/2014 - 00:00

The annual poetry event - with poets all day long - culminating in Gary's book launch!

Banned Books Week

09/21/2014 - 00:00
09/27/2014 - 23:59

Annual Celebration of the First Amendment and the right to read!

National Book Tour Launch Party @OBOFS!

09/21/2014 - 19:00
09/21/2014 - 21:00

Join us to celebrate three fab authors!

Eric Shonwiler, Schuler Benson & Taylor Brown

Eric Shonkwiler has had writing appear in such prestigious journals as Los
Angeles Review of Books, The Millions, Fiddleblack, [PANK] Magazine, and
Midwestern Gothic. He received his MFA in Fiction from University of
California Riverside, has taught college-level English and Creative Writing,
and is the Regional Editor for Los Angeles Review of Books, as well as a
former reader for [PANK] and former Editor-in-Chief and fiction editor for

What could she buy at a used bookstore?

"Well, how is your room?" Jock asked me on the phone. I had just arrived in Eugene, Oregon after a six day train trip that has taken me across the country to the Wordcrafters Conference.

"Guess what I have a view of?"

"Um, a wall?" he ventured. He had listened to me complain endlessly about how disappointed I was in the hotel room that I had in Washington, D.C.

Alan Cradick Photography Exhibit

05/23/2014 - 18:00
05/23/2014 - 20:00

The Talented Mr. Cradick opens his photography exhibit!

Acting Class

05/12/2014 - 17:30
05/12/2014 - 20:00

Hungry to improve your skills as an actor? Nicole Farmer, director,

actress, and teacher is offering Acting Classes on Monday nights

beginning March 24th for 8 weeks until

May 12th, 2014, from 5:30 pm until 8:00 pm. Classes will be held

at Old Books on Front, 249 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC. The

classes will focus on script analysis, acting exercises, monologues,

and scene work. Seasoned actors, and novices are equally

welcome. Nicole most recently directed In the Next Room for Big

Dawg Productions, and William and Judith at Browncoat Pub and

  1. A Wilmington Institution since 1982
  2. Buying Old Books: The ultimate Recycling
  3. Best African American Literature Selection in Town
  4. Extensive Foreign Language Section: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese
  5. The ONLY bookstore in town to deliver!
  6. Paperback Classics at affordable prices (Great for English classes!)
  7. Incredible Judaica Section
  8. Largest selection of scripts and Theatre/Film books in Town
  9. Where else are you going to find a first edition for under $10?
  10. Bibliophiles rock!