Hats Off! to Cindy Brookshire, Kathy Ewers Bundy, and Sylvia Freeman, who received honorable mentions in the "Poetry" category of the Carolina Prize for Writing sponsored by the Franklin County Arts Council. Also, Cindy Brookshire won an honorable mention in the "Prose" category for her piece, "Sheet Cake." NCWN Trustee and Board Secretary Alice Osborn served as the final judge in poetry. The winning short stories, poems, and photographs will be featured in the Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Writers’ Guild’s annual County Lines: A Literary Journal.