Current’s ‘Grammar Guy’ wins writing award


For his writing in Current publications, columnist Curtis Honeycutt recently was recognized by his peers in the National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ annual column contest.

Curtis Honeycutt pauses with Pulitzer Prize-winninh columnist Connie Schultz, left, and NSNC President Lisa Smith Molinari. (Submitted photo)

Honeycutt won third place – behind The New York Times’ Joyce J. Wadler and Leah Eskin from the Chicago Tribune – in the contest’s humor category for newspapers with circulations of more than 50,000.

“Grammar Guy fills a unique niche, and few could make it as engaging, funny and instructional as Curtis Honeycutt,” said Suzette Martinez Standring, a GateHouse columnist and NSNC past president. “Long may he run!”

“The three-day conference in Cincinnati was full of incredible columnists,” Honeycutt said. “I hope to continue writing for Current for a long time.

Honeycutt began writing for Current in July 2017. To read past Grammar Guy columns, visit


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