Cape Cod Writers Center

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 David Litwack With this month’s release of The Light of Reason, the entire Seekers trilogy is now available in audio, thanks to my wonderful narrator, Erin deWard. David Litwack Author Page

 Kathy Aspden was at Titcomb Bookshop for a popular author discussion and book signing event this past Saturday, January 28th at 2-3 pm. for her latest book, Baklava, Biscotti and an Irishman. Kathy Aspden

Gene Jones Author Gene Jones has merged poetry with fascinating backstories in his new book Younger & Wiser, A Collection of Backstory Poetry and Inspirational Prose. This unique book combines storytelling, poetry, philosophy and spirituality with insightful self-help wisdom.
Kirkus Reviews says about Younger & Wiser: “…free verse poems that are intimate, philosophical and replete with existential wisdom.”     Younger & Wiser


Gustaf Berger just released his novel, Death Postponed. It is available on Amazon as paperbook and ebook. Death Postponed

Sandra Bolton, author of Explore Contemporary Marstons Mills, Cape Cod and Cape Cod Brewery host a Valentine special:  A BOOK AND A BREW book signing February 9, 12-2:00 pm. A perfect pairing for your Valentine – an autographed book and a 22oz. bottle of Cranberry Harvest Ale. Gift wrapped $32.  Bolton will also give a presentation and book signing at Barnstable Senior Center March 1, 2017, 11:30am.

Jim Coogan will be taping an interview with Books and the World on February 24th about his new novel, Sears Point.  He is also going to be featured with Mindy Todd on WCAI Cape and Islands public radio at a date to be announced in February.  He’ll be speaking about his book during an open forum at the Chase Library in West Harwich on Tuesday, February 21st at 2:00 p.m.  Jim Coogan

Lorri Ann Devlin RN BSN MS author of Cape Cod Critters is writing a new book,  “The Reluctant Medium.”  Intuition and its place in modern culture is examined through research, interviews and personal experience.  If you have intuition or an experience you’d like to share, please email Lorri at

Joan Graham recently finished copyediting the just-published book, The Norton Brennan Family: Dreamers, Adventurers, Builders, by member Mary Norton and her sister, Helen White. Contact Joan at for a free consultation to discuss how she might help you with your manuscript.

Debi Graham-Leard will begin narrating her debut mystery The Uninvited Guest in late January, using the recording equipment at the Norton Media Center, her local cable access office. They permit the free use of their studio to all Norton residents, and will handle the post-recording details. An exciting new venture indeed!  Debi Graham-Leard Author Page

 Trisha Leaver has been chosen as one of two guest faculty members to present at the Ireland Writing Tour’s 2017 Summer Retreat. ( The writing retreat/conference entitled WRITING A NOVEL THAT SELLS, is a week-long event that includes small, tailored writing workshops, one-on-one mentoring for all participants, partial manuscript critiques, and tours of some of the most scenic places in Ireland. Trisha Leaver Author Page

 Debbie McNaughton short story, Life Changes has been for selected for publication in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Random Acts of Kindness. Release date 2/7/17.  Debbie will be signing books Friday February 17th at Consigning Women in Harwich.

Paula Norton’s new book, Sweet Dreams, Sweet Death is the first in a series of Amy Lynch investigations. Date of publication is January 9, 2017.

Barbara Eppich Struna was interviewed for  The Writing Life Blog

 Rick Shakalis recently published his second novel, Broken In Boston, which is a sequel to his first one, The Shoemaker’s Castle. Broken In Boston

Hugh Blair-Smith will do a read-sign-sell session for Left Brains for the Right Stuff at Sturgis Library, with a miniature slide show, on Saturday Feb 11, 10:30 to noon. Hugh Blair-Smith Author Page