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WOMEN’S FICTION WRITERS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2020 AWARD WINNERS

September 28, 2020 

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MEMBER NEWS

Janie Emaus is thrilled to announce that her debut picture book Latkes for Santa Claus was released on October 13 by Sky Pony Press.

 

Claire Marti announces that two of her books in the Pacific Vista Ranch series, Nobody Else But You and For The Love of You, are finalists for Best Contemporary Romance mid-length in the NJ Romance Writers 2020 Golden Leaf Contest. 

Priya Gadagkar’s debut historical fiction Reva was published in August 2020.

Undercover Outlaw, Gini Rifkin's historical romance, will be released October 26.

Maryka Biaggio has just signed with April Eberhardt of April Eberhardt Literary.

Katherine Kayne is thrilled to share that her debut novel Bound in Flame was awarded the Prism for Best First Book by the Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal Chapter of RWA. The next installment of the Hawaiian Ladies Riding Society series, Pistols in Paradise, will be published November 18.

Carrie Padgett is thrilled to have signed a contract with Sunrise Publishing to co-write a novel with New York Times best-selling author Rachel Hauck, which will be released in 2022.

Barbara Josselsohn is thrilled to announce that her newest novel The Bluebell Girls (Bookouture) launched on September 25. This is the second book in her Lake Summers series; the first book The Lilac House launched in March.

Judge's Girls, Sharina Harris's second women's fiction novel, will be released on October 27.

Stephanie Alexander announces that her cross-genre women’s fiction novel Charleston Green won the silver medal in the Readers’ Favorite Book Awards Paranormal Fiction Category.

Joy Ross Davis announces that she signed a contract with literary agent Diane Nine of Nine Speakers, Inc. for her latest novel The Magnificent Celestine.

Lilianne Milgrom's newly released historical fiction L'Origine: The secret life of the world's most erotic masterpiece (Little French Girl Press) will be available on Netgalley until mid-October. 

Brenda Gayle is pleased to announce that A Shot of Murder (A Charley Hall Mystery, Book 1) is now available for pre-order and will be released October 12.

Regina Buttner is delighted to announce the release of her debut novel Absolution.

Joyce Yarrow's latest novel Zahara and the Lost Books of Light will be published by Adelaide Books (NY/Lisbon) in December.

Anne Marie Bennett is thrilled to share that her first women's fiction book Dragonflies at Night "landed" in the world on September 22.

Jenn Bouchard's short story "The Whisk" was published in The Penmen Review on September 23.

Sophia Krich-Brinton is delighted to share that her adult dystopian novel What They Stole was awarded 2nd place in the On The Far Side contest in the Sci Fi/Futuristic category.

Barbara Monier’s novel The Rocky Orchard was awarded the Silver Medal for Literary Fiction, Readers' Favorite Book Awards.

Kathleen M. Basi is thrilled to announce that her debut women's fiction The Lost Song will be published by Alcove Press.

Christine Adler is thrilled to announce that her debut poetry collection Undressing the Heart will be published by Finishing Line Press in January 2021 and is available for preorder now.

Lissa Brown is excited to announce the release of her fourth novel Filthy Money published by Regal Crest Enterprises under their Quest imprint on October 1.

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