SFWP’s Spring Titles Are Coming May 1!

What should you be reading this spring? By SFWP Editors   This spring, SFWP is releasing two new titles. We could tell you we’re super excited about them, but of course we are. Why should you be stoked, too, you ask? Well, just read on. There’s...

2040 Books – James Alan McPherson Book Award Finalists

2040 Books announces this year’s ten finalists for the James Alan McPherson Award! To all of the entrants, thank you for your submissions, and please know that the talent level was extremely high this year, so decisions were not easy to make. From the list...

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 recipient of a 2017 Somerville Arts...

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...

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 a thousand articles in...

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, Melanie Loves Edith. Her work has been...