Hats Off! to Carrie Jane Knowles and NCWN trustee Mike Wiley who have been nominated for WRAL Voters' Choice Awards in the category of "North Carolina Author." Carrie is a former Piedmont Laureate; her new novel is The Inevitable Past. Mike is an actor, playwright, and host of the series "Higher Ground," a series of conversations with national civil rights and social justice leaders. Vote for this category and many more through November 22.