Take a look at our members’ writing news for this month:
Catherine Allen, of Orleans and Santa Fe, spoke to the Harvard Women Lawyers Group in Washington DC about her book, Revolutionary Retirement, to be republished in October by Career Press as The Retirement Boom: An All Inclusive Guide to Money, Life, and Health in Your Next Chapter.
Turner Publishing will feature Ray Anderson’s novel The Trail in their Fall lineup.
Terri Arthur received an excellent book review on the British edition of her book Fatal Destiny: Edith Cavell WWI Nurse in the magazine owned by the Royal College of Nursing “The Nursing Standard.” This will go out to every licensed and active nurse in The UK.
Chip Bishop, author of Quentin and Flora: A Roosevelt and a Vanderbilt in Love during the Great War, will participate in the Local Author event Saturday, June 27 from noon to 3 p.m. under the big tent at the Osterville Village Library. The event is sponsored by Books by the Sea of Osterville.
Joan Candler, a Yarmouth Port resident, was a finalist for the 2015 Edward Hoffer Book Award for her book, The Lost Mission of Santa Isabel. The novel is a historical mystery set in Baja, California.
Anita A. Caruso’s new series for young readers, Brayden’s Magical Journey Books, will debut at the end of June with Brayden’s Magical Jungle. It is a story about a six-year-old boy who finds a pair of green sunglasses while playing outside and discovers they are no ordinary glasses. They’re magic and they transport him to the depths of a tropical jungle where excitement and adventure await. Anita will be at the Author Palooza on Saturday, June 27th, from 12-3pm at the Osterville Village Library
Gina Fava is honored and thrilled that The Sculptor has won the GOLD medal for the Best Mystery/Thriller E-Book in the 19th Annual, 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards. Here’s the link to the big news: http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=1936 or visit GinaFava.com to learn more.
Dwight Ritter will be speaking at the Brewster Ladies’ Library on June 25 about his book, Growin’ Up White: how it came to be, fact vs. fiction, and racial issues.
Military Writers Society of America is publishing a piece in its 2015 anthology on how Ray Schumack feared a family of mice was an enemy platoon during his first night-time guard duty in Korea. See it at http://www.koreanwarstory.com/StrangeFear.html.
Maxim D. Shrayer published “Arthur Miller’s Forgotten Masterpiece” in Tablet Magazine: http://tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/theater-and-dance/191217/arthur-millers-forgotten-masterpiece Shrayer and his colleagues at South Chatham Writers’ Workshop look forward to the summer 2015 sessions. Cape Cod writers are encouraged to apply: http://www.shrayer.com/scww-index.html
Wendy Shreve’s first and latest books, Shadowwater and Dark Sea, Shadowwater II are now on sale at Booksmith, Orleans and Brewster Bookstore. She will also be participating in Brewster Ladies’ Library’s author panel discussion, July 29th from 2-4.
The Cape Cod Museum of Art is now selling Carol Smilgin’s book, Provenance, in its gift shop. She is finishing up the “next to final” revision of her romance novel, Love Was a Stranger.
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 July. To have your news included, please email a one or two sentence announcement to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, June 3rd. 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.)