Jul 17, 2013
Orphan Train | Iowa | History Novel
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Orphan Train | Iowa | History Novel

For the Love of Pete: Photograph spurs author to pen fiction about Orphan Train July 13, 2013 5:00 pm  •  By HOLLY HUDSON, holly.hudson@wcfcourier.com from the Courier website: http://wcfcourier.com/lifestyles/for-the-love-of-pete-photograph-spurs-author-to-pen/article_7a40121c-1701-5ded-b198-38dc98c9e7be.html CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — The old black-and-white photograph, titled “New York Orphans,” features three young boys in tattered clothing....
Jun 11, 2013
Docudrama recounts “Brother’s Blood” murders
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Docudrama recounts “Brother’s Blood” murders

ANNOUNCEMENT: Discovery Channel’s “Investigation” will be airing the Mark Investigation and Trial episode on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, at 9:00 PM. Just heard this from Lori Siegel, the producer who helped with this episode. Please tell anyone you know that might be interested in this...
Mar 18, 2013
Ice Cube Press author at Akron pRhyme Time on The Prairie
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Ice Cube Press author at Akron pRhyme Time on The Prairie

The Akron Public Library in Akron, Iowa, will be hosting its 5th annual pRhyme Time on the Prairie, Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13. They have invited three guest poets for this year’s event. Sioux City poet and author, Jeanette Hopkins is one,...
Mar 04, 2013
Edible Omaha Farmscape Review!
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Edible Omaha Farmscape Review!

Straight from the Farmer’s Mouth: Farmscape Brings Compelling New Voices to our Agricultural Discourse on line at: http://edibleomaha.com/winter-2013/straight-from-the-farmers-mouth-farmscape-brings-compelling-new-voices-to-our-agricultural-discourse/ By Matt Low What would the conversation sound like if an organic farmer, a large-scale mono-crop farmer, a hog confinement operator, a slaughterhouse worker, a local...
Nov 12, 2012
Publishers’ Weekly review of Holding My Hand Through Hell
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Publishers’ Weekly review of Holding My Hand Through Hell

We’re so happy to learn that Publishers’ Weekly has run a good review of Susan Murphy Milano’s true crime, and abuse biography Holding My Hand Through Hell.
Nov 12, 2012
For The Love of Pete in the news
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For The Love of Pete in the news

Several news stories and reviews have shown up on Ethel Barker’s new book For The Love of Pete on the orphan trains. As an Iowa City, Iowa, area author it is wonderful to have the local papers do what they do best, cover local...
Oct 19, 2012
Holding My Hand Through Hell reviews
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Holding My Hand Through Hell reviews

We are getting lots of reviews on Susan Murphy Milano’s new book Holding My Hand Through Hell so thought we should collect them as they appear on this post. This is what we know of so far. Remember to encourage your friends and family...
Oct 10, 2012
Farmscape reviewed in BookList
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Farmscape reviewed in BookList

Swander’s students in Iowa State University’s Writing about Environmental Issues course set out to gather the stories of Iowa farmers from which this set of monologues was created. The voices here describe the perpetual challenges and change of farm life and its personal impacts....
Aug 13, 2012
Divorce Girl reviewed in the Herald de Paris
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Divorce Girl reviewed in the Herald de Paris

BOOK REVIEW: The Divorce Girl By Herald de Paris Contributor’s Bureau on August 13, 2012 By Hubert O’Hearn, Literary Editor THUNDER BAY (Herald de Paris) — I hadn’t realized that this wonderful, humorously acidic, perceptive novel was intended for a Young Adult* audience until...
Jul 25, 2012
Publishers’ Weekly reviews The Divorce Girl
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Publishers’ Weekly reviews The Divorce Girl

The Divorce Girl: A Story of Art and Soul Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg Kansas Poet Laureate Mirriam-Goldberg (The Sky Begins at Your Feet: A Memoir on Cancer, Community, and Coming Home to the Body) successfully leaps into the fiction world with her debut novel, a moving...