Hats Off! to Nancy Werking Poling and Pam Van Dyk, who won First and Second Place, respectively, in the 2014 Fiction Contest sponsored by The Writers' Workshop. Poling, of Black Mountain, wrote the winning story, "Other Voices." Raleigh resident Van Dyk's story was "Smoke Signals." Paul Andrews (Durham), Joseph Cavano (Charlotte), and Herb Wakeford (Raleigh) were finalists.