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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 Brenda Kay Ledford whose poem "Mountain Sisters" appears in the September/October/November 2017 issue of West End Poets Newsletter. This poem is in memory of poet and North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductee Katherine Stripling Byer (1944-2017).


Hats Off! to Cindy Brookshire whose short story “Inflatable, Untethered Holiday” is a finalist in Southern Writers Magazine's 2017 Short Story Contest. Her story is published in the magazine’s special short story issue. Cindy is a member of the Johnston County Writers group and lives in Pine Level.


Hats Off! to Charley Pearson who won the 2017 Silver Falchion Award (Best Fiction Adult Anthology) from Killer Nashville for The Marianated Nottingham and Other Abuses of the Language. Also, his medical thriller Scourge is under contract with Fiery Seas Publications. Pub date TBA.


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