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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 Billy Baites who will celebrate the publication of his short story "Daddy Don't Go" in the Winter 2018 issue of the Catamaran Literary Reader on Sunday, February 11 at 3:00 pm at Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St. in downtown Greensboro. Members of the North Carolina Writers' Network are invited to attend the launch party. Enjoy refreshments while listening to a hilarious reading of a vignette from this story that entertains readers and listeners with the eccentric Southern traditions of when the nearly departed become the dearly departed.


Hats Off! to Maria Elena Alonso-Sierra whose short-story collection The Fish Tank: And Other Short Stories won the Silver Medal at the 2018 Feathered Quill Book Awards, named one of the best award programs for independent authors by The Association of Independent Authors.


Hats Off! to Eric Roe whose story "Bell," which will be published by Chautauqua this coming summer, has won Chautauqua's Editors Prize. Also, his essay "Joe New Hire's First Night" appeared in South 85 in December, and his essay "Machines" is forthcoming in The Tishman Review this spring.


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