Davidson College English Professor Cynthia Lewis recently won second and third place in the N.C. Writers' Network's annual Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition.
Her essay titled "That Dress, That Hat" won second place. Third place went to "Secret Sharing: Coming Out in Charleston."
Lewis teaches Shakespeare, Renaissance literature and creative nonfiction at Davidson.
Pepper Capps Hill, who lives in Rocky Point, won first place in this year's contest for an essay called "There's No Crying in a Tobacco Field."