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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 Michael K. Brantley whose new nonfiction piece is up on daCunha, a literary journal based in the United Kingdom. "Those Old Barns" is about the tobacco barns on his parents' farm, and how the barns have been given new life—albeit in another location. It is a chapter from a work in progress.


Hats Off! to Cynthia Lewis who has been awarded the 2017 Meringoff Prize in nonfiction by the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers. “Body Doubles,” an interview-based essay, narrates what happened when a bomb in a St. Louis parking garage injured the unintended victim, a lawyer whose car was nearly identical to that of the intended victim, also a lawyer. The essay will be published in Literary Matters, the literary magazine sponsored by the ALSCW.


Hats Off! to Joan Leotta whose essay "Cousinly Love" appears in the May issue of Sasee Magazine. Her poem "Weekend Solitude" appears in Issue 78 of the Ghazal Page (April, 2018), and Joan will be a featured performer at Roadside Tales in Pittsboro on May 18—tellin gfood tales.


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