[News Flash] November 8, 2020

We had a lot of great events this week at the Debutante Ball! Elizabeth Everett, author of A LADY’S FORMULA FOR LOVE, took over our Instagram account on Monday, where she interviewed Catherine Wallace Hope, author of ONCE AGAIN. If you missed the interview it’s up on our Instagram page.

On Wednesday we had a great interview with Rachel Mans McKenny, author of THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT. You can read our interview here.

And on Thursday our own Deb, Ehsaneh Sadr, interviewed David Heska Wanbli Weiden, author of WINTER COUNTS. If you missed the interview you can watch it here on our Instagram page.

And tomorrow (11/9) look out for Lois Ruskai Melina, author of THE GRAMMAR OF UNTOLD STORIES, as she takes over our Instagram for the day!

And join Ehsaneh on 11/12 for a “book tasting” for her novel, A DOOR BETWEEN US!


Lyn Liao Butler read through 258 submissions as a #PitchWars mentor this year – holy cow! – and has selected Jade Webb as her mentee for 2020. Way to go Lyn!
Denny S. Bryce’s novel WILD WOMEN AND THE BLUES was named one of NetGalley’s 21 most anticipated titles of 2021! Read more here.
Just one day left to enter the giveaway for Greta Kelly’s novel, THE FROZEN CROWN. Get your entry in soon!

Author: Elizabeth Gonzalez James

Before becoming a writer Elizabeth was a waitress, a pollster, an Avon lady, and an opera singer. Her stories and essays have appeared in Ploughshares Blog, The Idaho Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere, and have received multiple Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominations. Her debut novel, MONA AT SEA, was a finalist in the 2019 SFWP Literary Awards judged by Carmen Maria Machado, and is forthcoming, Summer 2021, from Santa Fe Writers Project. Originally from South Texas, Elizabeth now lives with her family in Oakland, California.