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NC Literary Hall of Fame



Hats Off! to Clare Beams whose short story "Ailments" appears on Kenyon Review Online. Clare will lead the class "Ending Well: Short Story Endings and Their Lessons" at the North Carolina Writers' Network 2016 Fall Conference.


Hats Off! to Rachel Unkefer whose personal essay "Wanderers," about visiting the Jewish cemetery in Grünstadt, Germany, has been published in the Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review (scroll down the page to read the full essay).


Hats Off! to Paula Martinac whose short story "Daddy" is forthcoming in Minerva Rising literary journal.


Hats Off! to Carol Roan whose short story "A Change in the Air" appears in Spank the Carp. Carol also made her film debut in "Sightseeing" at the Cannes International Film Festival 2016 (where she received a "Best Actress" nomination in group of short films) and her professional dance debut in "The Goldberg Project" as part of the Carolina Summer Music Festival.


Hats Off! to Judy Hogan whose annotated diary of her maternal grandmother, Grace Woodbridge Roys, about missionary life in China 1910-16, is forthcoming in 2017 from Wipf and Stock of Eugene, OR. Grace had bi-polar disease, was born in China, and was a gifted musician. A hundred plus years ago, many Americans went to China to bring Christianity, establish hospitals,educate both girls and boys, and start colleges.


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