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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 Maren O. Mitchell whose poems have been published this spring in the following journals: “U for a Time” and “An Amputated M” in Hotel Amerika; “What matters Is that I” and “What doesn’t matter to me” in the May online issue of The Lake (UK); “Welcome home, meteor” and “How to Grow Younger in One Night” in Tar River Poetry; “Hearing/Listening” and “Mourning Doves” in POEM; “Curriculum Vitae” in Slant: A Journal of Poetry; and “Dancing with the Refrigerator,” “Night Light,” and “Travels in Good Sleeping Weather” in Poetry East, Barcelona, 93/94 Issue.


Hats Off! to Brenda Kay Ledford whose poem "Hello in There" appears in Nourish Poetry, Issue No. 1 (EGW Publishing).


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.


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