May 2019 Member News

Gail Lindley – Denver Bookbinding Company is 90 years old in 2019. You are invited to the birthday bash on July 10-13, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bindery tours, giveaways, make and take classes and discounted book lover gifts. More information will be posted on our Facebook page as the date gets near.

Joni Franks – GOOD NEWS! Sagebrush and the Smoke Jumper has just received the 2019 Pinnacle Book Award! Read this mesmerizing tale based on the Hayden Pass Fire that broke out 10 miles from my Colorado home. Get yours at, B&N and Amazon.

Daniel Willis – D.  X. Varso, Ltd is pleased to announce we are expanding the genres for which we will accept submissions! In addition to Science Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, and Mystery, we will now accept submissions for LGBT fiction. For further submission guidelines, please see our website

To celebrate this expansion, we will be releasing our first LGBT title in July: Where the Allegheny Meets the Monongahela by Felicia Watson. Felicia has been very successful with her recent science fiction title, We Have Met the Enemy.

Scott Archer Jones – Scott’s book, A Rising Tide of People Swept Away, was treated particularly well this year by the Eric Hoffer Awards. It ranked in 3 categories: Winner – Legacy Fiction, Finalist – Montaigne Medal, and Short Listed for the Eric Hoffer Grand Prize.

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