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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 Suzanne Cottrell whose Saving Mother Earth Challenge poem "Sooner Than You Think" was published in issue #251 of The Weekly Avocet (October 1, 2017). Also, two poems are forthcoming in Naturewriting: "Remnants" is scheduled to be posted on October 8, and "Masterful Sculpture" is scheduled to be posted on October 21, 2017.


Hats Off! to Vicki L. Weavil whose novel A Murder for the Books, the first in The Blue Ridge Library cozy mystery series (written as Victoria Gilbert), has been selected as one of the twelve "Okra Picks" for Fall 2017 by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA).


Hats Off! to Danny Johnson of Durham whose novel, The Last Road Home, won the 2017 Sir Walter Raleigh Award. Established in 1953, this award, granted by the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association, recognizes "the most significant work of original fiction writing published over the course of the last year by a North Carolina."


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