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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 Kat Bodrie whose play "Sacrifice" will be produced virtually by Stained Glass Playhouse, June 11-12, at 7 p.m. "Sacrifice" is about one couple's ordinary issues—and extraordinary solution. This is Kat's first theatrical production.


Hats Off! to Justin Hunt and Dannye Romine Powell: Justin won the Porter Fleming Literary Competition (Poetry) for his poem "Instructions for Writing to My Son: on the Tenth Anniversary of His Death." Two of Dannye's poems, "The Year I Sat Next to the Talking Jesus" and "Trick of the Eye" received Honorable Mentions. Both poets hail from Charlotte. Alan Shapiro was the final judge. The competition is sponosred by the Morris Museum of Art, in Augusta, Georgia.


Hats Off! to Joan Leotta whose poems are forthcoming in The Ekphrastic Review; Verse-Virtual; Brass Bell: a Haiku Journal; Writing in a Woman's Voice; Lothlorien; and Blue Heron. Flash fiction or nonfiction appears or is forthcoming in ovunque siamo; Saturday Writers (honorable mention); and FFF (a British flash magazine). Also, she won First Prize on Wilda Morris' Poetry Challenge, this time with the theme of insects, with her poem "Dragonflies After the Flood."


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