Every week, we are going to celebrate noteworthy achievements and upcoming events happening within the She Writes Press community in our new “Friday High-Fives!” (formerly celebrated monthly via the monthly memo). 

From author interviews to launch parties, we are shining a light on a few of the fantastic things happening in our world.

If you have coverage you’d like to share (that hasn’t already been sent or shared), a new award to your name or an event planned, please let Leila know at leila@sparkpointstudio.com and we’ll get you included in an upcoming Friday High-Five.

Brooke Warner gave a TED talk!

Our very own Brooke Warner participated in a TED talk on May 17 in Traverse City, Michigan.

Ginger McKnight-Chavers was featured in the Dallas Morning News.

The Dallas Morning News featured In The Heart of Texas by Ginger McKnight-Chavers in a roundup of books set in the Southwest.

Helen Zuman was featured in local New York outlet The Highlands Current.

Helen Zuman shared her story with The Highlands Current about her experience with a commune in North Carolina.

A Ring of Truth by Michelle Cox was reviewed by the Historical Novel Society.

The Historical Novel Society shared a lovely review of the latest book in the Henrietta and Inspector Howard Series, A Ring of Truth.

Leah Chyten‘s Light Radiance Splendor was featured in Buzzfeed and Culturalist.

Buzzfeed included Light Radiance Splendor in their best books of May and Culturalist included the book on their list of top literary reads.

Kate Tyler Wall chatted with Delaware Today magazine about her book Arboria Park.

Delaware Today magazine did a Q&A with Kate Tyler Wall about her book Arboria Park – available now! Her book draws inspiration from her 1950s childhood neighborhood – Dover’s Rodney Village. Arboria Park by Kate Tyler Wall also appeared on BuzzfeedCulturalist, and an essay with Women Writers, Women Books.

Annette Gendler was featured in the San Diego Jewish Journal.

Jumping Over Shadows by Annette Gendler was highlighted in the San Diego Jewish Journal.

Charlene Ball’s new book is getting buzzed about in The Idle Woman and Story Circle Book Reviews.

Dark Lady (out June 27) by Charlene Ball is getting rave reviews:

“Charlene Ball weaves a majestic Renaissance tapestry in Dark Lady: A Novel of Emilia Bassano Lanyer….Ball’s vivid descriptions and figures of speech make this story come to life…Dark Lady, an inspiring story of one woman’s arduous journey to self-fulfillment, is well worth the read.”—Shelley Thrasher, Story Circle Book Reviews

“…this isn’t a book about court intrigue so much as the simpler human desire for self-expression, and the limits placed upon that….the words she puts in his mouth are convincingly playful and fanciful….it’s a well-written, engaging read and some of the prose is so beautifully crafted that you get a truly sensory appreciation for the setting.”—The Idle Woman

PopSugar featured She Writes Press authors Micayla Lally and Jeanne Blasberg.

A Mother’s Day round-up from PopSugar featured A Work of Art by Micayla Lally and Eden by Jeanne Blasberg.

Have something to share in the next Friday High-Fives? Be sure to email leila@sparkpointstudio.com.