Hats Off! to Maureen Ryan Griffin, recipient of the Irene Blair Honeycutt Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Literary Arts. The award was presented by CharlotteLit and Sensoria: A Celebration of Literature and the Arts. Named for poet, retired Central Piedmont Community College instructor and Sensoria founder Irene Blair Honeycutt, the award honors a community member who has contributed outstanding service in support of local and regional writers. Poet and nonfiction writer Maureen Ryan Griffin has for decades propelled numerous other writers in workshops and classes and as a coach. She is a writer, poet and teacher.