Irene Blair Honeycutt Legacy Award
Named for poet, retired CPCC 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 (photo at left) has for decades propelled numerous other writers in workshops and classes and as a coach.
Presented in partnership with the Charlotte Center for Literary Arts.
Reception and Award Presentation
Reception 6 p.m., Tate Lobby
Reading 7 p.m., Tate Hall
"Many years ago while a student in my creative writing class at CPCC, Maureen entered and won first place in the National League for Innovation Student Poetry Contest. It has been a joy to watch her blossom into a widely known and highly respected writing teacher and coach."
-- Irene Blair Honeycutt