[News Flash] August 4, 2019

Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, Breanna Teintze! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of Lord of Secrets. You can enter by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet (make sure you follow @DebutanteBall on Twitter too!):

News from the Class of 2019 Debs:

K.A. Doore is excited for August! She’s got a number of small projects in the pipeline and will otherwise be spending the last true month of summer (in the North, at least) outside as much as possible.
Devi S. Laskar is trying to work on an essay. Many thanks to #AWP, Devi has been accepted on to two panels for next March, in San Antonio, TX. Many thanks to The Guardian for including The Atlas of Reds and Blues on the #longlist for the “Not The Booker” prize — today is the last day for readers to vote! Please consider lending Atlas your support and helping it get to the next step, the #shortlist. Mahalo!
Layne Fargo had so much fun this week doing the #bigmeenergy Instagram challenge started by Courtney Summers! She’s also getting very excited for this year’s Pitch Wars. Check out an interview with her and her 2018 mentee Halley Sutton here.
Stephanie Jimenez
Martine Fournier Watson is enjoying having summer visitors this week, and thrilled to see Stephanie’s book out in the world!

See you next week when we blog about our upcoming books and works in progress.

Author: Layne Fargo

Layne Fargo is a thriller author with a background in theater and library science. She’s a Pitch Wars mentor, a member of the Chicagoland chapter of Sisters in Crime, and the cocreator of the podcast Unlikeable Female Characters. Layne lives in Chicago with her partner and their pets.