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 leila@sparkpointstudio.com and we’ll get you included in an upcoming Friday High Fives!

Andrea Jarrell‘s I’m The One Who Got Away was featured in Buzzfeed, Culturalist, Publisher’s Weekly and more.

I’m The One Who Got Away was showcased in Buzzfeed, Culturalist, Publisher’s Weekly and LitHub. Andrea also wrote an incredible piece about her father’s rituals for The New York Times.

Note To Self by Laurie Buchanan was named in Aspire Magazine‘s Top 10 Inspiring books this month.

Note To Self by Laurie Buchanan was featured in the 10 best inspiring books of the month.

Laraine Denny Burrell was interviewed for The News Portsmouth.

Laraine Denny Burrell (Our Grand Finale) was featured in The News Portsmouth.

Loraine Y. Van Tuyl‘s book is getting lots of love.















One fan shared this rave review of Amazon Wisdom Keeper: ” “This is seriously how your words make me feel. Your book is like a huge hug and kiss.” – Kely Grzinic Loraine will also be featured on the Frankie Boyer show:
The Holistic WCRN Radio Show 9/12 at 2:40 – 3:00 pm EST. For more details click here.

Roni Beth Tower shared some advice on love & life with PsychologyToday.

Roni Beth Tower (Miracle at Midlife) shared how to show appreciation for irreplaceable moments with PsychologyToday.

Sherry Stanfa-Stanley was named an Erma Bombeck writer of the month.

Congrats to the author of Finding My Badass Self, Sherry Stanfa-Stanley, for being named Erma Bombeck Humor Writer of the Month!

Brooke Warner, SWP publisher, was nominated for an award.

Brooke has been shortlisted for the Industry Innovator Award by the BISG (Book Industry Study Group), which is the book industry’s leading trade association for standards, education, research and information – helping problem solve and advance new ideas in the publishing industry. More details here. Congrats Brooke!

Congrats to our SWP award winners!

The following She Writes Press authors were named recipients of Readers’ Favorite Book Awards.
Good Medal: Young Adult –  Fantasy – General
Time Zero by Carolyn Cohagan
Gold Medal: Fiction –  Mystery – Historical
A Girl Like You by Michelle Cox
Gold Medal: Fiction – Womens
To the Stars Through Difficulties by Romalyn Tilghman
Gold Medal: Fiction – Literary
Even in Darkness by Barbara Stark-Nemon
Gold Medal: Non-Fiction – Relationships
Not Exactly Love by Betty Hafner
Silver Medal: Non-Fiction – Relationships
The Full Catastrophe by Karen Elizabeth Lee
Bronze Medal: Fiction – Womens
Bronze Medal: Non-Fiction – Memoir
The Space Between by Virginia A. Simpson
Bronze Medal: Non-Fiction – Parenting
Make a Wish for Me by LeeAndra Chergey
Honorable Mention: Fiction – Mystery – Historical
A Ring of Truth by Michelle Cox
Honorable Mention: Non-Fiction – Grief/Hardship
Role Reversal: How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents by Iris Waichler
Honorable Mention: Non-Fiction – Memoir
The Sportscaster’s Daughter by Cindi Michael
Honorable Mention: Non-Fiction – Womens
Lost in the Reflecting Pool by Diane Pomerantz
And the following authors were named  2017 Living Now Book Awards winners. Congrats!
Silver Medal: Caregiving
Role Reversal: How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents by Iris Waichler, MSW, LCSW
Silver Medal: Inspirational Memoir – Female
I Know It in My Heart: Walking Through Grief with a Child by Mary E. Plouffe, Ph.D.
Bronze Medal: Personal Growth – Self–Help
Drop In: Lead with Deeper Presence and Courage by Sara Harvey Yao
Bronze Medal: Enlightenment/Spirituality
Living a Spiritual Life in a Material World: Four Keys to Fulfillment and Balance by Anna Gatmon, PhD

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

2017-10-02T20:00:33+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Friday High Fives|

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