NC Literary Hall of Fame



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 Suzanne Cottrell whose essay "Breathless Moments," about a family excursion on Sikta Sound, which appeared in the Personal Story Publishing Project anthology Luck and Opportunity, was recorded by Randell Jones for the 6-Minute Story podcast. Her poem "Shadow Time," a collaboration with Phyllis Castelli, was published in Issue 19 of The Pangolin Review. Her poem "Seashore Blues" appears in the 2021 print issue of The Avocet. Her two poetry chapbooks: Gifts of the Seasons: Autumn and Winter and Gifts of the Seasons: Spring and Summer were featured in "Reading Room" in the 2021 spring/summer issue of the Lamp, the national magazine of Delta Zeta Sorority. "Frozen Rapture," a poem about Taughannock Falls, appeared in the 2020 winter issue of Poetry Quarterly. Her poem "Ghostly Harbingers" appeared in the 2021 spring issue of the New Plains Review. Finally, her flash fiction "Amber Eyes" and "Life's Storms" appeared in the 2020 spring issue of the New Plains Review, only just released due to the pandemic.


Hats Off! to Vice President of the NCWN Board of Trustees Paul Jones whose poem "Artichoke," along with others, appears in Indelible. Also his poem “Traces of a Portrait of Che Guevara on a Wall in Oaxaca” is just out in the Summer 2021 issue of the The Adirondack Review.


Hats Off! to Erika Hoffman and Earl Huband: Erika took Third Place in The Burlington Writers Club 65th Anniversary Annual Adult Contest ("Short Nonfiction") and Earl won Second Place in the "Light Verse" category. Also, this year the "Humorous" category for fiction and nonfiction was awarded in memory of Leon Hinton Sr., a longtime member of NCWN and the Burlington Writer’s Club and a past President of the club.


Joomla Template: by JoomlaShack