Ethan Proud


Websites: rebelliontrilogy.blog
proudbrotherswriting.com
Email: ethan.and.lincoln@gmail.com
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Joined CAL: June 2017

Specialties: Fiction, particularly fantasy and sci-fi

Skills & Media: Short stories, full length novels, etc.

Books:
Rebellion: Book One of the Rebellion Trilogy
Vengeance: Book Two of the Rebellion Trilogy
Onslaught: Book Three of the Rebellion Trilogy

Bio:
Ethan started writing at a young age when traveling to sporting events to watch his siblings compete or on the way to his own tournaments. He began working on his first published work Rebellion in the seventh grade with his older brother Lincoln. Since then they have co-written the Rebellion Trilogy and published all three books.




Heather Sappenfield

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Website: www.heathersappenfield.com
Email: alpineheather@comcast.net
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Joined CAL: June, 2016

Agents:
Brianne Johnson, Writers House

Specialties:
Fiction: novels and short stories for adults and YA
Nonfiction: features, interviews

Books:
Life at the Speed of Us (novel)
The View From Who I Was (novel)

Periodicals:
The Writers Chronicle
Mountain House & Home
Mountain Flyer

Online Credit:
Shenandoah: “Real Cowboy” (story)
Joyland: “Klan” (story)
The Writers Chronicle: “Not for the Faint of Heart: Bonnie Jo Campbell on Writing”
“More Scope & Kindness & Power in My Books: An Interview with George Saunders”

Memberships:
SCBWI
AWP
Lighthouse Writers

Awards/Honors:
Danahy Fiction Prize
Arthur Edelstein Short Story Prize
Pushcart Prize nomination
Finalist: Flannery O’Connor Award

Bio
Heather Sappenfield’s fiction has won the Danahy Fiction Prize and the Arthur Edelstein Prize. It has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and been a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award. She has an MFA in Writing from Pacific University. Her debut novel The View From Who I Was (Flux, 2015) was nominated for the Boston Globe Horn Book Award. Her second novel was Life at the Speed of Us (Flux, 2016). She lives in Vail.




Jerry Mitchell

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Website: www.prairieplumpress.com
Email: email@prairieplumpress.com
Phone: (303) 948-7763
Address: P.O. Box 271585, Littleton, CO 80127
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Joined CAL: January, 2015

Pseudonyms: J.M. Mitchell

Publicist:
Mary Bisbee-Beek, Portland, OR
(734) 945-7656
mbisbee.beek@gmail.com

Specialties: Mystery novels set in national parks and the west

Skills & Media:
-Development of scientific/technical training, including e-learning, for biologists and natural resource professionals.
-Scientific / technical writing

Books:
The Height of Secrecy (2014)
Public Trust (2012)

Memberships:
Western Writers of America, Associate Member
George Wright Society, Member and Vice President, Board of Directors
Nature Fund for National Parks, Member and Secretary, Board of Directors
The Wildlife Society, Member




Robert Garner McBrearty

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Website: www.robertgarnermcbrearty.com
Email: robertgarnermcb@aol.com
Phone: 303-665-6225
Address: 201 Caledonia St., Louisville, CO 80027

Joined CAL: November, 2014

Specialties: Fiction, short stories and novels

Books:
A Night at the Y, a collection of short stories, Conundrum Press, a new republication 2014, originally published in 1999
Let the Birds Drink in Peace, Conundrum Press, 2011
Episode, short story collection, Pocol Press, 2009
Story included in Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses anthology, 1983
Frequent contributor to articles published in annual Writer’s Digest Novel and Short Story Writer’s Market

Periodicals:
North American Review
Narrative
Missouri Review
Mississippi Review
New England Review
Plus many more…

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Other Credits:
Stories performed by professional actors on several occasions at Stories on Stage in Denver and Boulder, and at the Texas Bound show at the Dallas Museum of Art.
Interviewed in The Writer Magazine’s “How I Write” section (featured on cover) November 2007
Profiled in Writer’s Digest Novel and Short Story Writer’s Market, 2001
Guest Teacher/Presenter at Writing the Rockies Creative Writing Conference, Gunnison, CO
Contributing Editor, Pushcart Prize
Consulting Editor, Narrative Magazine

Memberships:
Northern Colorado Writers
Lighthouse Writers
Associated Writing Programs

Awards/Honors:
Winner, Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction Contest, 2013
Winner, Sherwood Anderson Foundation Fiction Award 2007
Finalist, Balcones Fiction Award 2012
Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA 1989-1990
New Mexico State Arts Grant, 1983-1984
MacDowell Colony Fellowship, 1978




Becky Clark

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Website: beckyclarkbooks.com
Email: Becky@BeckyClarkBooks.com
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Joined CAL: July, 2014

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Specialties: fiction and nonfiction for kids and adults, cookbooks

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Books:
Banana Bamboozle
Lazy Low Cal Lifestyle Complete Cookbook
How to Lose Weight and Get Healthy Even If You’re Lazy
Lazy Low Cal Lifestyle Just Desserts Cookbook
Reading Maniac — Fun Ways to Encourage Reading Success

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Gail D. Storey

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Website: GailStorey.com
Email: GailDStorey@gmail.com
Phone: 303-443-9437
Address: 5290 Euclid Ave, Boulder, CO 80303
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YouTube

Joined CAL: January, 2014

Agents:
Ellen Levine of Trident Media Group

Specialties: Memoir, Novels, Poetry, Blogs; Humor, Nature, Spirituality, Adventure, Marriage/Relationships

Skills & Media: Jumping out of cakes for special occasions

Books:
I Promise Not to Suffer: A Fool for Love Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail
The Lord’s Motel
God’s Country Club
First Poems of Gail Donohue
“Totally Nude Live Girls” in Cowboys, Indians and Commuters; The Penguin Book of New American Voices, edited by Jay McInerney
“The Honeymoon Cottage” in Intro 13, AWP anthology
“Beachmont” in Intro 12, AWP anthology
Haikus, in Haiku-Sine anthology
“Noah’s Sestina for Raven and Dove” in Obsession: Sestinas in the Twenty-First Century

Periodicals:
Fiction, Chicago Review, The North American Review, Gulf Coast, My Table, Pilgrimage, Portlander, The World & I, Houston Metropolitan, Houston City Magazine, Domestic Crude, Ellipsis, Annapolis Anthology, Mississippi Valley Review, Passport Newsletter, Passport NVR (No Visa Required), Academy Update (American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine), Dickinson Studies, Pacific Crest Trail Communicator, Zone 3, Women in the Visual and Literary Arts

Online Credit:
gailstorey.com/blog
amberstorey.com (humor)
womensadventuremagazine.com/tag/the-making-of-a-thru-hiker/

Other Credits:
Interview on Colorado Public Radio: cpr.org/news/story/brutal-hike-fool-love-leads-national-award
Interview on New Dimensions Radio: newdimensions.org/trekking-the-pacific-crest-trail-with-gail-storey-and-porter-storey/
Interview in Nexus Magazine: bluetoad.com/publication/?i=172578&p=22
Interview in Zone 3 Magazine: apsu.edu/zone3/sexual-spiritual-serious-outrageously-comic
Interview in Boulder Weekly: boulderweekly.com/article-12082-boulder-author-recou.html
Interview in Experience Life Magazine: experiencelife.com/article/follow-your-dream/#ACoupleWhoWenttotheWilderness
Interview in Library Journal
Contemporary Authors, Volume 140

Memberships:
Authors League of America; Authors Guild
Poets & Writers
Lighthouse Writers Workshop
Boulder Media Women
Boulder Writers’ Workshop
Women Writing the West
Outdoor Adventure and Travel Writers
Avocado Sisterhood

Awards/Honors:
Colorado Book Award, Memoir, 2014
Foreword IndieFab Book of the Year Award 2014
Nautilus Silver Award 2014
Colorado Authors’ League Awards Finalist 2014
Next Generation Indie Awards Finalist 2014
National Outdoor Book Award, 2013
Barbara Savage Award, Mountaineers Books, 2013
Haiku-Sine haiku winner, 1999
South Central Women’s Studies Association, Best Fiction Award, 1998
Austin Writers’ League, Violet Crown Book Award, 1997
Pen Texas Writing Award, Fiction, 1997
Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection for novel God’s Country Club, 1996
Literary Lion, Houston Chronicle, 1996
Woman on the Move, Texas Executive Women, 1993
PEN Southwest Discovery Prize, 1983 and 1984
Orange Show, First Prize for Fiction, 1985
Houston Festival Prose Award, 1983