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Meet the Author: Wendy McLeod MacKnight
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Meet the Author: Wendy McLeod MacKnight

Wendy McLeod MacKnight grew up in a magical small town with a library card as her prized possession. Over the course of her professional life, she’s been responsible for early childhood and child welfare programming, and ended her public service career as head of the Government of New Brunswick’s Department of Education. One day she … Continue reading

Debut Club: Cynthia Reeg Talks FROM THE GRAVE
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Debut Club: Cynthia Reeg Talks FROM THE GRAVE

Cynthia discussed her debut, a middle-grade novel soon to be published by Jolly Fish Press, with fellow author Tara Goedjen. Cynthia’s a member of the online author group the Sweet Sixteens, which is dedicated to writers debuting this year. Tara rolls with the Swanky Seventeens. ABOUT THE NOVEL Monster is as monster does, but Frankenstein Frightface Gordon … Continue reading

Meet the Author: Diana Gallagher
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Meet the Author: Diana Gallagher

Though Diana Gallagher be but little, she is fierce. She’s also a gymnastics coach and judge, former collegiate gymnast, and writing professor. Her work has appeared in The Southampton Review, International Gymnast,The Couch Gymnast, and on a candy cigarette box for SmokeLong Quarterly. She holds an MFA from Stony Brook University. Diana’s debut novel, LESSONS … Continue reading

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The Debut Club: Kerri Maniscalco dishes on STALKING JACK THE RIPPER

Swanky Seventeener Kristen Orlando recently spoke with the delightful and talented Sweet Sixteener Kerri Maniscalco about her debut STALKING JACK THE RIPPER, a gothic horror novel published by James Patterson’s new children’s imprint (September 20, 2016). About the Book Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born into a life of wealth, privilege and rigid expectations. The … Continue reading