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 Bob Cairns whose website,, was recently featured on WRAL TV. During the pandemic, Cairns has been keeping his grandchildren entertained long-distance with fresh stories, and hopes to encourage other families to do the same. A new book, Grumps' Classics for Kids, which retells favorite stories, from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer to Wind in the Willows, is in the works.


Hats Off! to Lenard D. Moore whose haiku “questions answered” appears in the Asahi Haikuist Network.



Hats Off! to Dannye Romine Powell whose poetry collection, In the Sunroom with Raymond Carver, won the 2020 Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry from The North Carolina Literary and Historical Association. The North Carolina Literary and Historical Association is North Carolina’s oldest civic organization. The group has proudly promoted North Carolina’s cultural heritage—its history, literature, and arts—since 1900.


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