New BookFest Award for Rome’s Last Noble Palace!

BookFest 2024 Award - Rome's Last Noble Palace

So pleased that my latest novel, Rome’s Last Noble Palace, has just won its sixth  literary award! I am very pleased that my dual timeline novel won Third Place in the BookFest 2024 Award in the Women’s Fiction – Historical Fiction category.   I had so much fun writing this dual timeline novel (1890s and…

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Congrats to the 2020 PEN/ Faulkner Award Finalists

I always follow the major literary awards shortlists (and sometimes longlists) as I’m looking for new reading material. That’s why I was happy to see that the finalists for the 2020 PEN/ Faulkner Award for Fisction have just been announced. Congratulations to all the finalists. the final award will be announced in early May. In…

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