Author Spotlight: Jonathan Escoffery

A Man of Many Projects and the Encouragement of Rejection By Monica Prince Writer Jonathan Escoffery’s manuscript, If I Survive You, was selected as one of the top ten finalists for the SFWP Literary Awards Program. He is the …

Author Spotlight: Clarissa Goenawan

Heavy Revisions and Living the Dream with Clarissa Goenawan By Monica Prince Indonesian-born Singaporean writer Clarissa Goenawan’s manuscript, Rainbirds, was shortlisted in the 2015 SFWP Literary Awards Program and the First Novel Prize in the UK. From there, the...

Literary Awards Program Update

The 18th year of the SFWP Literary Awards Program will begin in December, running through summer of 2019. The judge is TBD. The second 2040 Books Awards Program will begin in June and end in December. This program is open...

Author Spotlight: Julie Carrick Dalton

Movement and first loves as a path to writing By Monica Prince   Journalist Julie Carrick Dalton’s manuscript The Poacher’s Code was selected as one of the top ten finalists for the SFWP Literary Awards Program. She’s published more than...

Author Spotlight: Michele Swide Lew

On mess and generosity for editing and writing By Monica Prince   Michele Swide Lew is a fiction writer, a graduate of UC Berkeley, and one of the top ten finalists for the SFWP Literary Awards Program with her manuscript, …

Author Spotlight: Cathy Cruise

Thoughts on never giving up on a piece By Monica Prince   Raised in a little town in southwest Virginia on the West Virginia border called Bluefield, Cathy Cruise was selected as one of the long list finalists for the …