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tania-hershman's picture
Jul.16.2010
Yesterday, J was telling me he'd heard the head of the Arts Council being interviewed about the huge reductions in their budget, and I said to him: Ok, I've resigned myself to the fact that I'm not going to get a grant. Famous last words. This morning, 24 hours before my birthday, I get a...
pamela-tsigdinos's picture
Jul.09.2010
It was mid-afternoon in the Sierra Nevada Mountains when the email arrived. Three loads of laundry had been folded and tucked back into their rightful place. The kitchen floor glistened, still fresh from a serious mopping with Murphy's Oil Soap. Digital images stored in my computer held joy...
laurie-halse-anderson's picture
Jun.03.2010
I seem to be on a video roll this week. Can't figure out what's come over me! But before we go to the tape, I have to share one photo.      At the Scholastic MOCKINGJAY party. Suzanne Collins gave us a surprise reading of the opening pages and all I have to say is this: order your copy NOW! On-sale...
katerina-stoykova-klemer's picture
May.31.2010
Great News! Katerina Stoykova-Klemer's poetry book “The Air around the Butterfly” received the 2010 literary award “Pencho’s Oak” for a first book. “Pencho’s Oak” is given yearly to recognize literary contributions to contemporary Bulgarian culture. Katerina Stoykova-Klemer's first book, The Air...
margaret-carroll's picture
Mar.26.2010
My debut thriller has just been nominated for a national award from RWA®. A Dark Love (Avon - Sept. 2009) has been named a finalist in the Romantic Suspense category for a RITA® award from Romance Writers of America®. Winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony on July 31st at RWA's...
SusanVH's picture
Mar.16.2010
Five authors and five illustrators have been selected from 55 candidates submitted by 32 national sections of IBBY for the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Award. The award, considered the most prestigious in international children’s literature, is given biennially by the...
eve-kushner's picture
Mar.12.2010
It’s always exciting when a foreign language teaches you about your own, and that’s the case with the following word: 激賞 (gekishō: enthusiastic praise)     intense + praise Sample Sentence with 激賞 … I’ve long known 賞 (SHŌ) as “award” or “prize,” as in アカデミー賞, “Academy Award.” When I saw “praise” in...
barbara-mountjoy's picture
Feb.22.2010
This weekend I found out I’d been given an award, over at the Polka Dot Banner –I’m a star author!! This is very exciting, as it’s awarded for the books that I have posted there, including the Cup of Comfort books for Divorced Women and Adoptive Families, which each have a story of mine in them,...
laurie-halse-anderson's picture
Dec.03.2009
Santa's elves arrived in the Forest early this year! They brought the news that WINTERGIRLS has been named a Publisher's Weekly's Best Book of the Year, Kirkus' Best YA Books of 2009, Booklist's Editor's Choice of 2009, the 2010 Texas Tayshas High School Reading List and nominated to YALSA's 2010...
maureen-sherbondy's picture
Oct.30.2009
I've been getting my poetry published for 16 years now. After publishing more than one hundred poems in literary journals I have received: contributor copies, a check for 7$, a check for 88$, prize money of 100$, 50$, and 25$. When I think of the cost of sending my work out (ink, paper, postage,...