Take a look at our members’ writing news for this month:
Margot Arnold (Petronelle Cook) will be celebrating her 90th birthday in May. Ms. Arnold is the author of the well loved murder mystery series with Tobias Glendower and Penelope Spring. Two of the series were set on Cape Cod.
Terri Arthur’s book Fatal Decision: Edith Cavell, WWI Nurse is one of the top 3 finalists for awards by the Midwestern Independent Publishers Association in the categories of Historical Fiction and Literary Fiction.
Jim Coogan of Harvest Home Books has published a new trade paperback: Cape Cod Collected: A Selection of the Cape’s Greatest Stories. Distribution of the book to local retail outlets will begin in May.
Marsha Danzig got a book deal with Monkfish Publishing to publish her work Yoga for Amputees. It will be out in Spring 2016.
Arlene Kay will participate in a panel at the National Malice Domestic Conference in Washington DC on May 3rd. Her topic: When Romance Turns Deadly.
Steven P. Marini has submitted his manuscript, Schmuel’s Journey, to his publisher, Gypsy Shadow Publishing. This is his fourth book and involves the story of a ten-year-old survivor of Auschwitz who, at forty, becomes a reluctant Nazi hunter in New Hampshire.
Jan Purcell launched her second novel, The Long Way Home, set in Harwichport. Find her at www.janpurcellart.com or on Facebook: Jan Purcell, Author.
Dwight Ritter wowed them in Indianapolis at the 35th Annual Christamore House Book and author Luncheon. 984 attended to hear Dwight and four other authors talk about their books, then sign copies.
Maxim D. Shrayer published “A Genius in the Attic: Secrets of a Cape Cod Dacha” in Tablet Magazine: http://tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/190383/a-genius-in-the-attic.
Barbara Eppich Struna will collaborate on a presentation with her artist/husband, Timothy J Struna. They’ll be discussing: Where do the Strunas get their creative inspiration? He has designed all of her book covers. The event will take place at Brewster Ladies Library, Main Street, on Thursday May 14, 7-8pm.
Ric Wasley will be signing copies of his new book, The Girl with the Faraway Eyes, at Barnes & Noble in Hyannis on Saturday May 9th at 2pm. He’s also giving a talk titled “Tracking down a Mystery” at The South Yarmouth Library on Saturday May 30th at 2pm.
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