Congratulations to Joel for winning the 2021 & 2022 ConCarolinas Virtual Writing Competitions!
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Unfortunately, Joel did not receive any official recognition of his 2022 win at the Con, as the new Con Chair forgot to announce the contest winners at the opening ceremonies. He *did* receive a free ticket to next year's Con, however, along with a Twitter shoutout (see below)! The winning story is not yet available to those who missed the contest voting period, but keep checking back here to see if that changes!