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Hats Off!

Good news from our members!

The North Carolina Writers' Network is happy to announce good news from our members. If you have had a piece published, won a prize in a competition, or received an award or honor for your writing, let us know and we'll post the news here. "Hats Off" announcements are available to members only. To post your item on the website, please click here.

Hats Off! to Carol Cooley who contributed a short story to American Fiction Volume 13 (New Rivers Press). The anthology has just been named a finalist in the 25th Anniversary Midwest Book Awards. Carol's story was originally selected as part of the American Fiction Prize competition by guest judge Michael White.


Hats Off! to the honorable mentions in the 2015 Carolina Woman Writing Contest: Tara Lynne Groth of Cary for "Money Changes Everything"; Linda Johnson of Chapel Hill for "Birthday Cake"; Ashley Memory of Pittsboro for "Ode to My Ironing Board"; Alice Osborn of Raleigh for "How to Remove a Carpet Stain"; Agnes Stevens of Raleigh for "Moonshine Manhattan"; and Leslie Waugh of Apex for "Running for My Life". All receive a Carolina Woman shirt.


Hats Off! to Veronique Moses and Sylvia Freeman who won First and Second Prize, respectively, in the 2015 Carolina Woman Writing Contest. Moses, of Raleigh, won a two-year membership to the North Carolina Writers' Network for her essays, "Protests." Freeman, of Durham, won a $100 gift certificate to French Connections for her essay, "Aunt Wilma."


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