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 Joanna A. McKethan of Dunn who won Second Place in The Orchard Street Press Poetry Contest for her poem "Home Stretch." She won $300. Joanna's poetry chapbook, Bleached Bones & Sycamore, is forthcoming in 2021.


Hats Off! to Heather Bell Adams of Raleigh whose short story "Love and Hummingbirds" is an honorable mention for the 2020 Reynolds Price Fiction Award, sponsored by the Center for Women Writers.


Hats Off! to Janet Ford, Jenny Bates, and Judy Haughee-Bartlett, who were among the finalists in the Second Annual Robert Golden Poetry Contest sponsored by the Nexus Poets. Janet claimed Second Place with her poem "Swan Dive." Jenny took Third Place with her poem "Local Hive." Judy received an honorable mention for her poem "Cohosh." The final judge was Catherine Carter, whose latest poetry collection is Larvae of the Nearest Stars (LSU Press, 2019).


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