Jodi Daynard’s book, A Transcontinental Affair, will be published in the fall by Lake Union Publishing.
A Transcontinental Affair, is being called “A sweeping tale of adventure and danger, innovation and corruption.”
RéJean Johnson’s book, Angels Among Us – How God Used Everyday People To Perform Modern-day Miracles In My Life (ReJean Books), published March 3, 2019.
Caitlin Hamilton Summie’s short story collection, To Lay to Rest Our Ghosts, received the 2019 Phillip H. McMath Book Award.
Eileen has a reading scheduled on September 21, 2019, at Scuppernong Books in Greensboro, NC.
Eileen has a reading scheduled on October 5, 2019, at Claymont Library in New Castle, DE.
Judy Bebelaar and Ron Cabral’s book, And Then They Were Gone, just won first prize, non-fiction, from Northern California Publishers and Authors 2019.
Angelica Carpenter had a successful book tour in Utah. She spoke at Utah State University, was interviewed on Utah Public Radio, spoke for two book clubs, and was featured on the front page of the newspaper.
Mag Dimond’s travel memoir is on its way! It will be published by She Writes in September 2019. Look for launch events in the fall.
Francine Falk-Allen, author of Not a Poster Child, has written a guest blog post, “Sticky Wicket Memoirs,” on challenges involved in writing difficult memoir material.
Award-winning memoirists Francine Falk-Allen, Susan Burrowes, and Vanya Erickson spoke on the “Writing the Hard Stuff” panel for the Bay Area Book Festival on May 4, 2019, at the Hotel Shattuck, Berkeley, CA.
Kate Farrell will present a storytelling workshop for adults:
July 14, 2019
1:30– 3:30 p.m.
North Beach Library, San Francisco.
Joan Gelfand gave a talk in April based on her book, You Can Be a Winning Writer: The 4 C’s of Successful Authors, at the Creative Light Factory (a writer’s co-working space) outside of Philadelphia. The talk was sponsored by WNBA-Greater Philadelphia.
Joan (seated) with members of WNBA-Greater Philadelphia and Creative Light Factory co-founders: left to right (back) Elizabeth, Rae, Katy (Creative Light Factory co-founder), and Cindy; (front) Patty (Creative Light Factory co-founder) and Dee.
Lynn Goodwin of Writer Advice seeks flash fiction. Guaranteed response from award-winner B. Lynn Goodwin. Top pieces earn cash and publication.
Saeeda Hafiz, author of The Healing: One Woman’s Journey from Poverty to Inner Riches, wrote “This Black Girl’s Journey” featured in Common Ground Magazine.
She will be team-teaching a workshop – Better than Caffeine: Healthy Habits for High Energy Writing at the Mechanics Institute on May 31, 2019, at 12 p.m.
Brenda Knight, Editorial Director at Mango Publishing, announced that Mango was named #1 Fastest Growing Publisher in America by Publisher’s Weekly!
Mary Mackey is featured in the May 2019 issue of Harper’s Magazine. There was a full page spread about her new collection of poetry, The Jaguars That Prowl Our Dreams.
She will be interviewed by Harper’s along with Sandy McIntosh, Marsh Hawk Press editor, on May 9, 2019, at Book Culture on Columbus in NYC at 7 p.m.
Fran Quittell’s book, The Central Park Lost Mitten Party, was endorsed by clinical psychologist and neuroscientist Rick Hanson for its positive message on mindful parenting.
Aline Soules’s short essay, “Forever Dali” was published by The Ekphrastic Review on March 26, 2019.
Michelle Travis’s children’s book, My Mom Has Two Jobs, won a 2019 Independent Publisher Book Award, earning a Bronze Medal for Best Children’s Picture Book (ages 7 and under).
She will also be doing a Storytime reading and book signing for the book at the Reading Bug on Mother’s Day: May 12, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. (785 Laurel Street, San Carlos, CA).
Naomi Milliner’s book Super Jake & the King of Chaos (Running Press Kids) comes out in May 2019. The middle grade contemporary novel features family and special needs and is loosely based on her own family.
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