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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get you included in an upcoming Friday High-Five.
Congratulations to all the incredible She Writes Press authors who were honored in the 2017 International Book Awards. We couldn’t be prouder!
The following #SWPauthors were winners and finalists and swept the Best Book Awards: Carlyn Montes De Oca, Virginia A. Simpson, Mary E. Plouffe, Jennifer Dwight, Karen Elizabeth Lee, Jeanne Blasberg Author, Kristen Harnisch, Ashley E Sweeney, Diane B. Saxton, Amy S. Peele, Leah Chyten, Carolyn Cohagan, Tuya Pearl, Laurie Buchanan, and Betty Hafner.
See the full list of recipients here.
Mary E. Plouffe was named a finalist in the 2017 International Book Awards and featured in the Portland Press Herald.
Mary E. Plouffe, author of I Know It in My Heart: Walking Through Grief with a Child (May 2017), is an Award-Winning Finalist in the “Autobiography/Memoir” category of the 2017 International Book Awards. You can view a complete list of winners and finalists in each category here.
Mary also received a full page spread feature in the Portland Press Herald. See it here.
Shani Raviv was selected to speak at a national conference for the National Eating Disorders Association.
Shani Raviv, author of Being Ana: A Memoir of Anorexia Nervosa (July 2017),was selected by the Binge Eating Disorder Association in partnership with National Eating Disorders Association to present a panel at their annual conference called “The Healing Power of Writing Your Story: How Crafting A Personal Narrative Facilitates Recovery From An Eating Disorder” which will take place in Brooklyn, NY on November 2-4, 2017
Marcia Mabee’s Naked Mountain was featured in Kirkus Reviews.
Kirkus Reviews called Marcia’s new book Naked Mountain: “An honest depiction of a courageous, difficult journey.” You can read the full review here.
Have something to share in the next Friday High-Fives? Be sure to email email@example.com.