NC Literary Hall of Fame



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 Denise Heinze whose essay, "NMN", appears in a special issue of Duke Magazine, which focuses on the theme of freedom.


Hats Off! to Suzanne Cottrell whose five poems: "Fun Summer Memory," "Secluded Berries," "Oppressive Night Drive, " "Seashore Blues," and "Lazy Summer Day" were published in the summer solstice anthology, Tan Lines, released by Quillkeepers Press on August 17, 2021. Her poems "Longing" and "Leisurely Observers" were featured in issue 454 of The Weekly Avocet (August 15, 2021). On August 2, 2021, her poem, "Survivor," appeared on the Tiny Seed Literary Journal's blog and will be included in the print anthology, Forest, sometime in September. Her three 25-word micro-fiction stories, "Over the Edge," "whirln' twirl," and "In Plane View" appeared in the July online issue of Nailpolish Stories, A Tiny and Colorful Literary Journal.


Hats Off! to Sandra Fischer who won the 2021 One-Syllable Ultra Flash Fiction contest for her 300-word, one syllable story, "Fine." The final judges commented, "'Fine' is a lovely, sad, moving story that conveys sincere emotion in a very understated way." This contest was sponsored by the North Carolina-based Writers' Morning Out.


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