All Blog Posts Tagged 'prize' (8)

Why There Are Words Literary Reading Series presents "Unforgotten"

Why There Are Words Literary Reading Series presents the following readers on the theme Unforgotten May 10 at Studio 333 in Sausalito, 7-9pm. $5. Join us as these authors create another unforgettable night. That's Why There are Words. For authors’ full bios and more info, check out the website


Daniel Coshnear is author of Jobs & Other…


Added by Why There Are Words on April 22, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Giveaway Hop: Authors in Bloom

This Giveaway Hop is Blooming!

Visit all the stops to meet over 70 authors and enter their individual giveaways.

Collect all the pieces and return to the main page to enter to win the Grand Prize:

an e-reader (Nook or Kindle - winner's choice) and a $25 gift…


Added by Shelley Workinger on April 11, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Seven Days to Tell You, a winner!

Thank you so much to all the readers who voted and supported Seven Days to Tell You in the run up for the People's Book Prize. I'm thrilled to announce that it won the prize for the Winter Collection 2011. 

Seven Days to Tell You is now a finalist for the overall People's Book Prize 2012 and also for the Beryl Bainbridge new novelist prize. 

Results come out in May. 

It couldn't have been done without all your help, thank you! …


Added by Ruby Soames on March 8, 2012 at 1:52am — No Comments

The Innocent Witness - Book Tour - July 14 Only


Today I'm welcoming author Terri Reed. Terri is here as part of the tour for her new release "The Innocent Witness."  
Terri will be giving away a $25 Visa gift card to one lucky commenter over…

Added by Ryshia Kennie on July 14, 2011 at 4:57am — No Comments

Poet James Richardson

I've posted a brief profile of poet James Richardson, recently awarded the Jackson Poetry Prize.

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on April 28, 2011 at 6:02am — No Comments

Baby Boomers Aren't Going Quietly Into Their Later Years

One of my favorite television shows is Sunday Morning on CBS with Charles Osgood.  Yesterday there was a story about marketing to Baby Boomers and their $3.4 trillion buying power.  Just the sound of that made me feel more powerful.  Baby Boomers are turning 65 this year, and a projected 72 million-- one-fifth of the US population will be that age or older by 2030.  The show described how Boomers like us are attempting to arrest the aging process.  One of the ways they are doing it is…


Added by Liz Kitchens on March 7, 2011 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Lady Boomers- this Survey is for you!

Just a reminder – Women between the ages of 46-65, please go to to take my Lady Boomer survey. (It will only take five minutes)  I plan to include the findings of the survey in a book I’m writing entitled, “Be Brave. Lose the Beige.”  Three $100 prizes will be awarded in a drawing just for taking the survey.  I would so appreciate your help and participation. 

Thank you…


Added by Liz Kitchens on March 1, 2011 at 8:28pm — No Comments

The Orange Prize and Women's Fiction

Here's something that I think will interest many of the women writers in this forum. I think this blog post from the Guardian speaks directly to the problem we've all been talking about, worrying about: the literary clout of women's writers.

Here's a snippet: "There's a great deal of pleasure in publishing, particularly in… Continue

Added by Cathy Day on March 19, 2010 at 5:25am — 1 Comment

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