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34th Annual Central Coast Writers Conference

34th Annual Central Coast Writers Conference – Hollywood Screenwriters and New York Times Bestsellers to Introduce New Panels

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Shortlist announced for Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction

Willie Morris Award Southern Fiction – The Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction announced its shortlist today. 

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Ingram Content Group Names VP, Application Services

Ingram Content – Lori Dunbar has been named Vice President, Application Services for Ingram Content Group. 

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Charlie the Caterpillar by Andy Gutman wins Purple Dragon Book Award from Story Monsters

Charlie the Caterpillar by Andy Gutman Wins Purple Dragonfly Book Award

Metro Detroit-based businessman, author and songwriter Andy Gutman has received multiple 2018 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards, a prestigious national book contest recognizing authors for excellence in writing and publishing. Purple Dragonfly Book Awards are a program of Story Monsters LLC, home to the award-winning Story Monsters Ink magazine, the literary resource for teachers, librarians and… View Article

Omar El Akkad, winner of the Oregon Book Award for Fiction

El Akkad Wins 2018 Oregon Book Awards for Fiction

 Winners of the Oregon Book Awards sponsored by the Portland nonprofit Literary Arts were announced April 30, 2018, in a ceremony hosted by author Renee Watson, a Portland native, at Gerding Theater at the Armory, 128 N.W. 11th Ave. in Portland. The Ken Kesey Award for Fiction went to Omar El Akkad, for “American War,” a dystopian imagining of… View Article

New Zealand Mountain Film and Book Festival's grand prize goes to caving book.

Caving Book Wins New Zealand National Mountain Book Award-2018

  A caving book has won the New Zealand Mountain Film and Book Festival’s grand prize, announced this week. Caves: Exploring New Zealand’s subterranean wilderness was written by West Coaster Neil Silverwood (pictured), of Blackball, and Marcus Thomas, of Wellington, and includes the exploration of New Zealand’s longest and deepest caves, as well as a cave… View Article

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