Martha Moffett speaks at the Montclair Public Library. COURTESY CARL SELINGER

Bloomfield resident and member of the Write Group (writers’ support group) at Montclair Public Library, author Martha Moffett has won first prize for her novella, “Loeffler,” in William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition of the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society, Inc.

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