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Hats Off!

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 Ashley Memory who won First Place in the DD's Starving Artist Writing Contest sponsored by the Franklin County Writers’ Guild for her short story "Golden Delicious." Ashley receives $500 and publication in County Lines: A Literary Journal. Also, her poem "The Gavin Girls" is forthcoming in Main Street Rag's Kakalak 2019.


Hats Off! to Pine Level writer Cindy Brookshire, whose poem "English" is part of a county-wide "Poems around Town" installation by Write by the Rails, the Prince William Chapter of the Virginia Writers Club. Brookshire facilitates the Johnston County Writers Group, which meets the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 pm at the Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield, 305 E. Market St., Smithfield.


Hats Off! to Suzanne Cottrell whose poem "Final Gifts" appears in the recently released North Carolina's Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology, published by Z Publishing House. Her skinny poem, "Hour Glass," was posted online at The Skinny Poetry Journal on July 7, 2019, and her haiku beginning with "Dark, towering clouds..." appeared in issue #63 of Haiku Journal.


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