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2014 Nonfiction Prize:
1st Place - Sue Perna
2nd Place - Karen Armstrong
3rd Place - Cecelia Robbins
Hon. Mention - Kay Brownlow
2014 Frank Lawlor Memorial Fiction Prize:
1st Place - Kathy Hessmer
2nd Place - Jane Gatewood
3rd Place - Rae Spencer
Hon. Mention - Jan Carlson
2014 Barbara Dunn Hartin Memorial Poetry Prize:
1st Place - Rae Spencer
2nd Place - Ian Karamarkovich
3rd Place - Kay Brownlow
Hon. Mention - Kent Miller
Want to honor or memorialize someone special? For a TAX-DEDUCTIBLE contribution of $1,500 or more, you can endow HRW's 2015 FICTION, NONFICTION, or POETRY Prizes in that person's name.
HRW is a proud member of the Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads and of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs
Hampton Roads Writers, Inc. is a nonprofit, Virginia Beach, Virginia-based group of professional and aspiring writers, friends, and supporters of the arts who have joined together to promote the craft and passion of writing and the love of reading and literature in Virginia. We aim to encourage readers and writers of all ages and talents, as well as acknowledge and celebrate awareness of local and contemporary authors and their work. We serve as a resource to our community by creating and supporting literary events throughout the Hampton Roads area.
HRW thanks TowneBank and The Muse Writing Center in Norfolk for their sponsorship of the 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 Writers' conferences. We'd also like to thank Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission for a small grant in support of HRW's 2011 writers' conference and the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts for the generous supporting grant in 2010.
Hampton Roads Writers
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Virginia Beach, VA 23456
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