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Congratulations to the winners of the 3 FREE writing contests that were part of HRW's Tenth Annual Writers' Conference (2018).
2018 Nonfiction Prize:
1st Place - Karen McSpadden
2nd Place - Phyllis Stewart-Ruffin
3rd Place - Rick Eley
Hon. Mention - Sandra J. Barker
2018 Fiction Prize:
1st Place - Alicia Dekker
2nd Place - Dr. Karen Armstrong
3rd Place - Rick Eley
Hon. Mention - Michael Rigg
2018 Poetry Prize:
1st Place - Dr. Karen Armstrong
2nd Place - Evelyn Wagoner
3rd Place - Jessica Grace Kelley
Hon. Mention - Bradley Barrett
Want to honor or memorialize someone special? For a TAX-DEDUCTIBLE contribution of $1,000 or more, you can endow HRW's 2019 FICTION, NONFICTION, or POETRY Prizes in that person's name.
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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 Towne Bank, The Muse Writers Center in Norfolk and Priority Pest Services for their sponsorship of the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Writers' conferences. Thanks, too, to Dr. Felix Kirven of Kirven Orthopedic Group PC for his generous support of the 2016, 2017, and 2018 writers conferences.
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As of 3-25-2013, HRW's mailing address has changed to:
Hampton Roads Writers
P.O. Box 56228
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Visitors since February 9, 2008
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