Every week, we celebrate noteworthy achievements and upcoming events happening within the She Writes Press community in our “Friday High Fives!”
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 Fives!
While They’re Still Here by Patricia Williams received a great review from Booklist: “With compassion and honesty, Williams shares how she navigated the complex journey with her parents during the last chapter of their lives.”
The Book of Calm by Nancy G. Shapiro received a rave review: “Readers will learn to break the habits that limit their potential, face the fears that make them utterly vulnerable, and arm themselves with what it takes to move ahead in life…” – Reader’s Favorite
Kirkus Reviews reviewed Our Grand Finale by Laraine Denny Burrell:”Burrell has enough vivid material for several books here: a lonely childhood, an exotic career, a difficult motherhood, and belated feelings of familial love and guilt… a curious and complex life story.”
Katrina Willis is being inducted into her high school’s Alumni Hall of Fame on Saturday (Greenfield Central HS in Greenfield, IN). She’s being inducted for various writing accolades, including the publication of Parting Gifts. Congrats Katrina!
LB Gschwandtner shared writing focused essays with Manhattan Book Review, San Francisco Book Review, Women Writers, Women’s Books and We Heart Writing. Also the Free Lance-Star featured a story on the inspiration behind her book The Other New Girl. LB is hosting a launch event to celebrate her book next week on October 4 at 6:30 p.m. at East City Books in Washington, D.C. Hope to see you there!
Book blog What Cathy Read Next called When It’s Over by Barbara Ridley: ” … a moving, resonant, and timely read about the lives of war refugees, dramatic political changes, and the importance of family, love, and hope.” And Flannery O’Connor winner Anne Raeff interviewed Barbara for Read Her Like an Open Book.
Have something to share in the next Friday High Fives? Be sure to email email@example.com.