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WOMEN’S FICTION WRITERS ASSOCIATION SELECTS KATHRYN CRAFT AS 2020 GUIDING SCRIBE

January 23, 2020

 

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MEMBER NEWS

Sheila Myers’s first two chapters from her novel on submission The Truth of Who You Are were accepted into Embark Magazine’s April edition. 

Barbara Josselsohn’s new novel The Lilac House, published by Bookouture, launched on March 13.

Andrea Downing’s latest western historical romance Shot through the Heart has been contracted by The Wild Rose Press.

Margaret Spence is pleased to report that her second novel Joyous Lies is contracted to be published by The Wild Rose Press.

Loretta Nyhan’s latest novel The Other Family was released by Lake Union Publishing on April 1.

Stephanie Alexander announces that her latest novel Charleston Green will be released on April 14.

Alison Hammer is excited to announce that her debut novel You and Me and Us will be out on April 7 from William Morrow (HarperCollins).

Jennifer Fromke is delighted to announce she is now represented by Jane Dystel of Dystel, Goderich, & Bourret. 

Jenn Bouchard’s short story “Brat” will be published on April 3 in the Bookends Review

Suzanne Park is pleased to announce that her #ownvoices romantic comedy YA novel The Perfect Escape will be released on April 7 from Sourcebooks.

Leah Kalis Denda is excited to share she signed with Mark Gottlieb of Trident Media Group.

Eldonna Edwards’ novel Clover Blue will be released in paperback on April 28 with a stunning new cover.

Elaine Crauder’s short short "Green, Green, & Green Again" is on the short list for Pulp Literature Press's 2020 Bumblebee Flash Fiction Contest.

Tam May's third book Lessons From My Mother's Life will be published by Dreambook Press on March 29.

Leah DeCesare's novel Forks, Knives and Spoons was named as a semi-finalist in the ScreenCraft 2019 Cinematic Book Awards. 

MaryAnn Clarke is pleased to share that her latest release Before You Knew Me, Book 3 in the Having it All series, will be released in April.

Donna Koros Stramella is delighted to announce that her first novel Coffee Killed My Mother was recently published by Adelaide Books. 

Barbara Linn Probst is thrilled to welcome her debut novel Queen of the Owls into the world on April 7.

Sallianne Hines is pleased to announce the release of her debut novel Her Summer at Pemberley.

Kristin Owens' essay "Thrilled" will be published by Writer's Digest in the April 2020 issue.

Belle Ami’s book The Girl Who Loved Caravaggio is the winner of the 2020 Book Excellence Award for Fiction in the Mystery category.

Doris Lemcke, author of the Langesford Legacy series, is pleased to announce that Book 3, Champagne Promises, was released by Melange Books March 10. 

Alicia Anthony's novel Inherent Lies, Blood Secrets Book 2, was released March 17.

Linda Rosen’s novel The Disharmony of Silence was released March 5 from Black Rose Writing.

Jessica Ferguson has sold her second short story “Daughters and Dogs” to Woman's World Magazine. The issue will go on sale nationwide on April 16.

Kelly Ralston (writing as K.E. Huston) is tickled to announce that two of her manuscripts, Tex Miller is Dead and A Very Crowded House, are both finalists in the 2020 Great Expectations Contest in the general fiction category and romantic suspense category, respectively.

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