Herbert L. Hughes Short Story Award
Rectangle Awards are given to Sigma Tau Delta Society members who have submitted
original works in poetry, critical essay, short story, and
personal/informal essay to The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle
or The Sigma Tau Delta Review
Richard Wright Award
Carolyn Haines was the 2009 recipient of the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence
Harper Lee Award
Carolyn Haines of Semmes has been named the 2010 recipient of the Harper Lee Award
for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer of the Year. Haines received the award at the Alabama Writers Symposium in Monroeville on
April 30 at the annual luncheon.
The short story "The Sugar Cure", featured in the Delta Blues anthology, was awarded Best Short Story
at the Love is Murder Conference.
Reviewers' Choice Award
Carolyn Haines won in the Best Amateur Sleuth category for Bone Appetit
at the RT Booklovers Convention's Reviewers' Choice Awards
The winning essay at the 22nd Annual Gamma Awards
, A Mockingbird's
originally ran in the Spring 2010 issue of Longleaf Style magazine.