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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 Joan Leotta who has work in four anthologies: Words and Other Wild Things (two children's poems); Shortest Day Longest Night; Solstice Poem; and The Poeming Pigeon's All About Music Anthology. Also, her humorous "pastoral" was accepted on The Short Humor, and on November 26, her poem "Rembrandt Speaks to the Voter" was read at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, as part of their Ekphrastic Poetry reading series. Finally, the third book in her Rosa series, Rosa and the Red Apron, is out now.


Hats Off! to Danny Johnson who was interviewed by Allen Mendenhall in Southern Literary Review. " I wrote my first story at the age of 62," says Danny, whose new novel is The Last Road Home (Kensington Publishing Corporation).


Hats Off! to Miriam Herin whose novel Sun is a finalist for the 2016 Lee Smith Novel Prize sponsored by Carolina Wren Press.


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