Yes! Finally! Zadie Smith, author of On Beauty, has won the 2006 Orange Prize. The Orange Prize is one of my favourite literary awards. It comes out of the UK and is for women only. Yes, I love women only stuff, as far as I’m concerned there are not
Nestled in the Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia on Salt Spring Island you’ll find Pearl Luke and her partner of ten years Robert Hilles (author, poet) and their children. Pearl has been writing for twenty years and works full time as a novelist with the occasional online mentoring.
Emotional realism is a necessary element of Katrina Kittle’s writing. She has three books to her name; most recently, The Kindness of Strangers. With the encouragement of her mother and father
The Mercy of Thin Air is Ronlyn Domingue’s first book although she has been writing for 28 years “in one capacity or another”. Things are looking promising for this full-time writer who resides in Louisiana.
A Sudden Country, Karen Fisher’s first book, was recently a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. In 2005 it was the Mountains and Plains Bookseller’s Association choice for Best Fiction. What a wonderful way to start off a publishing career.