NCWN-West Member Wins Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition
Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin of Cullowhee won first place for her essay, “Plum Song.” She will receive $1,000, and Ecotone will consider her essay for publication. Cabanis-Brewin is an award-winning business writer and editor by trade but in her real life she farms, keeps chickens, bees, and the occasional pig and writes about Southern Appalachia. Her poetry and essays have been published in numerous journals throughout the Southeast. Her chapbook Patriate was the 2007 Longleaf Press Open Chapbook competition winner and her essay “White Lobelia” was a runner up in the 2012 Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition
I am delighted that my friend, Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin won first prize in the Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition. She is an excellent writer and I look forward to reading her essay, "Plum Song."