Cape Cod Writers Center



Judith Askew has had three poems from Here at the Edge of the Sea selected by the new Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra, which will be performing a musical composition inspired by her work. The concert will be performed during National Poetry Month on April 15, 3:00 PM, at the Pilgrim Congregational Church in Harwich Port. To learn more about the concert and the orchestra, see Her poem “Still Getting Around” appears in Vol II, Issue II of the University of Dublin’s journal and two of her poems are online at

 Jeffery Carter’s new children’s book, Ralphie’s Cool Vacation—The Adventures of a Masked Booby, is expected to launch on May 15. This book, with its beautiful watercolor illustrations, can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. For more information, go to

 Diane Finney’s play, Copycat, was selected for the Playwright’s Round Table/Valencia Theater Dept. 5-Minute Play Festival and will be performed on April 20 and 21at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Orlando. In addition, she recently presented her book To Know Sweet You Must Taste Sour at the Champion’s Gate Book Club.

 Arlene Kay has signed a three-book deal with Kensington Publishing for her “Animal Instincts” series. Death by Dogshow launches in April 2019. She also will participate in a panel discussion on “Murder in the Nation’s Capital” at the national Malice Domestic Conference in May.

Pat Mullaly has a new book out since December 2017 written under her pen name, Chapman Deering, Love Letters Home: Love in a Time of War 1942-1945 

Joyce A. Prince will be speaking about her book, Mary Chilton Winslow: Survivor of the Mayflower Voyage, at the Dennis Memorial Library on April 20 at 2:00 PM.

Andrew Singer’s memoir, China Sings To Me: A Journey into the Middle Kingdom and Myself, the story of a Cape Cod college student studying in a post-Mao China, is being published this summer by Station Square Media.

Hugh Blair-Smith Author of Left Brains for the Right Stuff . Hugh Blair-Smith’s ambitious essay on global economic theory has been published in Recollections and Reflections, a large book of essays by and for the Harvard College Class of 1957. It’s an instant rare book, for sale only until July 15, 2018, but available on a Harvard web page.

Barbara Eppich Struna is proud to announce that her historical suspenseful novel, The Old Cape Hollywood Secret is a Finalist in FICTION: MYSTERY/SUSPENSE – IMBD BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AWARDS 2018.

Nancy Rubin Stuart will speak about Defiant Brides at the Hyannis Yacht Club luncheon on April 21. She also recently digitized  John Hays Hammond, Jr.: The Father of Remote Control, long out of print and once sold at the Hammond Castle Museum in Gloucester, Massachusetts.   

Robert R. Williams’ anti-war opera, So Be It, has been released by Deep 6 Records of Los Angeles. Sung by an international cast, the opera depicts the nightmares of the mother of a soldier killed by friendly fire. A hand-numbered vinyl first edition is distributed at