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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 Liza Wieland who was named the 2017 recipient of the Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction from the Fellowship of Southern Writers. The author of four novels, three collections of short stories, and a collection of poetry, Liza is an NEA and NC Arts Council fellow and teaches fiction at East Carolina University. She also judges the annual Doris Betts Fiction Prize, sponsored by the North Carolina Writers' Network.


Hats Off! to Staci Lynn Bell whose poem "The Best of Times" will appear in Kakalak 2017 (Main Street Rag, December).


Hats Off! to Suzanne Cottrell whose poem "Masterful Sculpture" appears online at Naturewriting (October 21, 2017). Her autumnal haiku beginning "Scampering chipmunk..." appeared in Issue #252 of The Weekly Avocet (October 8, 2017), and another Fall haiku beginning "Nightly woods' silence..." appeared in Issue #254 (October 22, 2017). Her haiku beginning "Swaying tree tops..." was published in The Weekly Avocet, Issue #255 (October 29, 2017), and her haiku beginning "Suspended halo..." was published in The Haiku Journal, Issue 54. Finally, her three-line poem beginning "Pristine snowfall blankets the land...." appears in Three Line Poetry, Issue 46.


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