Take a look at the achievements of our clever members this September:
Ray Anderson is happy to announce that the kickoff for The Trail will be on October 29 at the Hingham Public Library. We’ll start promptly at 7 pm.
Sharon Anderson has a Book Signing on September 9th, 2015 at Marston’s Mills Public Library from 2:30 to 3:30 PM. Book title: Stones and Bones, the Crystal People Speak, a work of Visionary Fiction by S. D. Anderson.
Terri Arthur’s publisher, HenschelHAUS, just submitted her book, Fatal Decision: Edith Cavell WWI Nurse, to the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany. This book fair boasts over 7,000 exhibitors and 275,000 visitors each year. The Frankfurt Book Fair is the largest global marketplace for books, media, rights, and licenses worldwide. Also, look for her book mentioned in the Boston Globe book column on September 13th. www.fataldecision-edithcavell.com
Gustaf Berger’s short story “Victor Manure” will appear in the next Kindle edition of Kzine on September 18.
Chip Bishop has signed a contract with ForeEdge, the trade division of the University Press of New England, to publish a biography of Elliott Roosevelt, brother of Theodore Roosevelt and father of Eleanor Roosevelt. It will appear in early 2017.
Hugh Blair-Smith’s first book, Left Brains for the Right Stuff: Computers, Space, and History, has a definite publication date: around September 30. He will bring a pre-publication copy to show off at Writers Night Out on Sept 9.
Anita Ann Caruso will be signing her books—a memoir, As Ever, Pudd, and her children’s book, Brayden’s Magical Jungle—on September 12th at the Cape Cod Wildlife Festival at the Mass Audubon’s Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, 345 Bone Hill Road, Barnstable, Ma. from 12-1 pm. Free and open to the public.
Rick Cochran’s story “The Christmas Raffle” will be published in “Good Old Days” magazine in the Nov/Dec issue. Rick read this story last year at the CCWC open-mic session.
Sandy Creel just launched a web site at acupofcapecod.com, featuring short pieces about Cape Cod.
Clint Hull’s third historical novel, titled New England Wakes, tells the story of Tristram Hull, a merchant captain from Yarmouth, and his encounter in 1656 with the first Quakers to arrive in Boston. To obtain copies of the novel, contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christine Lajewski’s horror short story, “Katy Did,” has been accepted by Sanitarium magazine. Should be published in issue #37 in October.
Antoinette Libro’s new chapbook, The Carpenter’s Lament in Winter, will be published this fall from Finishing Line Press. Copies may be ordered during the pre-sale promotional period by going to www.finishinglinepress.com and clicking on “Preorder Forthcoming Titles” or “Bookstore.”
Attend Kathleen O’Keefe-Kanavos’s book signing for her contribution in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and Premonitions, along with publishers Amy Newmark and Kelly Sullivan Walden and agent Devra Jacobs, on October 24th from 4-7 p.m. at 29 Otter Lane, Cummaquid (tentatively scheduled). RSVP to 561-301-7940. Her book Surviving Cancerland: Intuitive Aspects of Healing has also won both a 2015 IPPY (Independent Publishers) Award and a 2015 International Book Award in the Women’s Health category.
Robert Reece’s novel To Tell The Truth, about a babysitter accused of child abuse and her trial, is now in an electronic format. For print: http://amzn.to/1G88Uza. For electronic: Kindle: https://kdp.amazon.com/help?topicID=A24Y8MF98F6OB6 Nook: https://www.nookpress.com/
Kathy Salzberg’s humor book, Confessions of a Mad Dog Groomer, has been nominated for the Barkleigh Honors Award Best Book of the Year Award at GroomExpo, the grooming industry’s largest convention and trade show, to be held Sept 17 – 20 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, PA.
Barbara Sillery’s newest book, Biloxi Memories, has just been released by Pelican Publishing. Sillery will be on a four city book tour in the South and then return to the Cape for October book signings and author talks for The Haunting of Cape Cod and the Islands. www.barbarasillery.com email@example.com
Kevin Symmons has been featured in a Boston Globe article about his life as a writer and his new novel, Chrysalis (click here).
Janet Uhlar’s second book, Freedoms’ Cost: The Story of Nathanael Greene, directly inspired the creation of a statue of General Greene at Valley Forge, PA. The statue was dedicated by the General Society of the Sons of the Revolution on August 7, 2015.
Visit the Hyannis Public Library on Wednesday at 6 p. m. when author Ric Wasley tells you how he tracked down a most unbelievable World War II story and made it the inspiration for his new novel, The Girl with the Faraway Eyes. This program is free and open to the public. Read the article here.
Current CCWC members are invited to submit their news to the next Member News Roundup, which will be posted to our blog and Facebook page on the first Monday in October. To have your news included, please email a one or two sentence announcement to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, October 2nd. Write “Member News” in the subject line, and be sure the announcement includes your name exactly as you would like it to appear. We do not have room for longer articles or reviews, but you may include an email or website link so readers may contact you or find further information. If you have multiple events, signings, etc. coming up, the best way to publicize these is with a link to a calendar on your own blog or website. (Please note that we reserve the right to edit any announcement for length or for potentially offensive or controversial content.)