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In the news and upcoming events...
AWB's new e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Manchester's newest novel -Three Shoeboxes- is the 2018 New York Book Festival Award winner. Steve was recently interviewed on the Rhode Show. You can watch the interview at: www.wpri.com/rhodeshow. Three Shoeboxes and all of his award winning books are available at fine retail outlets.
Congratulations from all of us, Steve!
WELCOME WILLIE WIDEMAN-PLEASANTS TO OUR STEERING COMMITTEE! Willie Wideman-Pleasants was just elected to the vacant spot on our Steering Committee, at the National Writers Union at the Boston Chapter. Willie is an author, poet, producer, director, speaker, and Cable TV show host.
Willie Pleasants interviewed two local residents (Elberta Stone and Alma Coleman) of Standish Village about their quality of life and how it has changed over the years. Lauren Basler a singer, actress, Enriched Lif Director manages the programs at Standish Village.
Willie hopes that you find this an interesting way to promote a book. Watch the show and feel free to share any comments!
Authors Without Borders now has an additional website through WordPress (www.authorswithoutborders.wordpress.com). Both locations will have different information on them, although all upcoming events will be announced on both sites.
Alberta Sequeira -one of the co-founders- will try to update each site on a weekly basis. You can follow us on both sites. We welcome and encourage you to keep us informed of all the good things happening to you: book signings, talks, new published books or any upcoming event. We’re here to help our members grow and become known.
Willie's Contest Winners
Contest winners for Willie's Web...this could be you next time! Another contest coming soon!
Massachusetts Center for the Book is pleased to announce the opening of the call for submissions to the Massachusetts Book Awards. At this time, we are accepting books published in 2017 AND 2018.
The deadline for 2017 books is October 31, 2018, and for 2018 books, December 31, 2018. (Postmark dates in both cases.)
Click here to read more about it, access the guidelines and entry form, and see our new mailing address.
We look forward to your submissions!
Authors Without Borders will be at the Apple-Peach Festival in Acushnet, Ma. on September 9th & 10th. This awesome family event features crafts, food, music, and so much more!
Save the Date for our Meet and Greet.....September 29, 2018
Thayer Library, Braintree, MA
11am - 1pm
Free to member and friends
Contact AWB for more details!
Featured Author- Dr. Melaine E. Hall
Brian R. Hill
Diane Marie Ford
Readers love interacting with their favorite authors or chatting up a new writer. Make yourself available whether it's at a book signing event, festival or gathering. You never know who you'll meet up with and don't forget to bring along plenty of business cards to hand out!