Carol Grever’s new memoir, Turnings: Reflections on a Conscious Life, sets the theme and keynote topic for a scholarship fundraising event March 18 to benefit the Colorado Women’s Education Foundation. For 40 years, CWEF, has provided scholarships to high-achieving Colorado women of non-traditional student age, working for economic self-sufficiency. All event attendees will receive a copy of Carol’s book and meet a panel of scholarship winners who will describe their own turning points. The Saturday event is scheduled for 2:00-5:00 at Xilinx Retreat Center, 3100 Logic Drive, Longmont. Registration is $60 at www.cwef.org, with all proceeds funding scholarships.
Robert Garner McBrearty’s novella The Western Lonesome Society is featured in the March issue of The Writer, in the article “Rise of the Novella.” The book was published last year by Colorado’s own Conundrum Press and is available through Amazon or conundrum-press.com.
Fracked to Death, by Lee Mossel, is the fourth in the Cortlandt Scott mystery/thriller series. Drilling and fracking oil wells can be a dangerous business. The chance to learn the latest technologies while guarding the life of Denver’s richest woman, oil tycoon Mercy Drexler, is the one thing that will draw geologist turned private investigator, Cortlandt Scott, “back in the game.” But he hadn’t planned on radical environmentalists, crooked competitors, and foreign terrorists to be the ones threatening his new client. The investigation turns deadly and threatens the lives of Cort’s best friends including his girlfriend, Lindsey Collins. With danger at every turn, Cort must rely on all his instincts as well as the actions of others to avoid being “Fracked To Death.” ISBN-13: 978-1523498505 / ISBN-10: 1523498501 Available through Amazon as paperback or Kindle ebook. For an autographed copy, contact Lee Mossel at email@example.com.
Gutless, Mariko Tatsumoto’s latest book for preteens and young adults, is now available in print and ebook from Amazon and Barnes & Nobles. From tsunami to sumo, loss to redemption… Available on Amazon / ISBN: 978-1542834421
Margi Evans’s new release, The Stone of Mercy: Book 1 of the Centaur Chronicles, was just awarded the Gold Medal/First Place Award from the Feathered Quill Book awards for Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction.
Kathy Winograd has essays, “Skyglow” and “On Intla: Snow That Has Drifted Indoors,” published in the current issues of Fourth Genre: Exploration in Nonfiction and River Teeth Journal: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative. Her essay, Breviaries of the Ghost, previously published in Arts & Letters, received Honorable Mention and online publication for the Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest 2016.
Once again, the Colorado Authors’ League will offer a $1000 scholarship to a Colorado college or university student. Please help spread the word, and advise those students you know to go to the CAL Website, click on the Awards/Scholarships link and download the application. Let’s find another budding writer in Colorado! For more info, contact Joy Lawrance, firstname.lastname@example.org.