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tania-hershman's picture
Jun.22.2010
I "met" the lovely Ann Weisgarber on that earth-shattering day last April when I woke up to discover that The White Road and Other Stories had been commended by the judges of the 2009 Orange Award for New Writers. Trembling somewhat, I wrote a blog post about it in which I mentioned...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.12.2010
Barbara Kingsolver's Amazon Sales Shoot up 835 Percent OvernightBy Mark Byrne on Jun 10, 2010 02:27 PM Over on the Guardian's website, Vanessa Thorpe points out, with surprising specificity, the impact that an Orange Prize has on a writer's sales. After it was announced yesterday that Barbara...
libby-cone's picture
Mar.22.2010
I'm astonished that Simon Savidge, of Savidge Reads, included War on the Margins in his roster of predictions for the Orange Prize Long List. It didn't make the list, but I'm honored. I noticed that WOTM is listed on Amazon.co.uk in a future paperback edition, coming out in August. Thanks,...
tania-hershman's picture
Jun.03.2009
When I was one of two authors commended for this year's Orange Award for New Writers, I was stunned. To be singled out, together with the 3-book shortlist! I didn't even know The White Road and Other Stories had been put forward. And while this was something that was very hard for me to internalise...