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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 Kathy Izard who received a Christopher Award for The Hundred Story Home: A Journey of Homelessness, Hope, and Healing (Grace Press). Her book is one of twelve for adults and young people to be celebrated along with the writers, producers, and directors of ten feature films and TV/Cable programs on May 16, 2017, at the 68th annual Christopher Awards in New York. The awards were created in 1949 to celebrate writers, producers, directors, authors, and illustrators whose work “affirms the highest values of the human spirit.”


Hats Off! to Alice Osborn who won Second Place for her poem “Southern Ice Storm” in the 2017 Women's National Book Association Writing Contest.


Hats Off! to Robert Lee Kendrick who has been awarded a Tennessee Williams Scholarship in Poetry for the 2017 Sewanee Writers Conference. From July 18–30, The University of the South gathers a distinguished faculty to provide instruction and criticism through workshops and craft lectures in poetry, fiction, and playwriting.


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