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Linda Heuring '76 Places Second in Fiction Contest

February 10, 2011

85810February 10, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Linda Heuring, a 1976 graduate of DePauw University, has won second place in the Writers' Workshop of Asheville, North Carolina's 2010 Fiction Contest.  Heuring was honored for "Tears of Strangers," an excerpt from her unpublished novel Shape of a Heart.

The Writers' Workshop was established in 1985 to promote writers and writing through a diverse program of literary events. As the only non-profit literary center in Western North Carolina, the workshop serves readers and writers of all backgrounds, serving more than 21,000 adults, teens and children in workshops, seminars, readings, contests and retreats over the years. 

Members of the Workshop advisory board are E.L. Doctorow, John Ehle, Helen47407 Henslee, John le Carre, and Peter Matthiessen. Past board members include Kurt Vonnegut, Alex Haley, Eudora Welty and Reynolds Price.

Learn more about Linda Heuring in this previous story.

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