Award from Women's Clubs to Gloria Houston
Author Gloria Houston has been selected as the Lucy Bramlette Patterson Author by the General Federated Women’s Clubs of North Carolina for the body of her work. She will present the Bramlette Patterson address at the North Carolina State Convention in Greensboro on Friday. 27 April.
The Lucy Bramlette Patterson Award for Excellence in Creative Writing is given annually in memory of Mrs. J. Lindsay Patterson, the first president of NCFWC (1902-1905). This award honors a female North Carolina published writer for outstanding creative writing. The award recipient receives an engraved Jefferson Cup in recognition of the honor. Additionally, given in the recipient's honor is a $1,000 scholarship to the Salem College Center for Women Writers which is presented to a rising senior.
The Bramlette Patterson Scholarship will be awarded to an aspiring writer at the luncheon by the GFWC-NC.