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Gail Haley Oral History Interviews

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Call Number: OH-GH
Overview In this series of sixteen interviews, Gail E. Haley, a prolific author born in Charlotte, North Carolina and the first of only two authors to win the American Caldecott Medal and the British Kate Greenaway Medal for picture book illustration, discusses her life and career as a children’s author and illustrator. Throughout the interviews, Ms. Haley describes her artistic process, detailing her inspirations and research as well as techniques she employed and pioneered in order to illustrate her...

Belinda Hurmence papers

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Call Number: MS0176
Overview Papers of a winner of the Juvenile Literature Award presented annually by the North Carolina American Association of University Women. Includes correspondence with publisher relating to Tancy (1984) and the manuscript and galleys of The Nightwalker (1989).

James Lineberger papers

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Call Number: MS0099
Overview Primarily drafts and revisions of screenplays of North Carolina writer James Lineberger. Also includes poetry, lyric sheets for a musical, and manuscripts for a stage play and a novel.

North Carolina writers photographs (lists in folders)

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Call Number: MS0032
Overview Black and white photographs of 54 writers with North Carolina connections.

Nancy Tilly papers

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Call Number: MS0242
Overview Papers relating to her novel, Golden Girl (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1985), which won the 1986 Juvenile Literature Award presented by the North Carolina division of the American Association of University Women. Includes drafts, correspondence with and notes of her editor, pages and galley proofs, and cassette recording of the author reading her work. The earliest draft (1979) includes notes made by novelist Lee Smith, in whose class Tilly began the work.

Julia Willis papers

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Call Number: MS0427
Overview The collection consists of the writings of Julia Willis, of Charlotte, North Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts from the late 1960s to the late 1990s. Willis writes short stories, articles, short plays, books, contributions to various anthologies and poetry. The subject matter of her writing is almost exclusively dedicated to lesbian issues and politics. Most of her plays have been produced and some of her writings have earned awards.