Following up on my recent review of the fantastic The Snow Child, I’m happy to see that Eowyn Ivey has been nominated for a The Guardian First Book Award. If you’ve read the book, please drop a review on The Guardian Books site and show your support!
Dear writerly reader,
First I want to thank you all for your brilliant/lovely/surprising descriptions of summer nights. Comments appeared both here on my blog and through the website goodreads. Cicadas, fireflies, sparrows, the late-setting sun, noisy traffic, hooting owls — I was transported to London, Florida, Chicago, Australia, Iowa, the Netherlands, Italy. You all are amazing!
I also want to share some exciting news. I learned this morning that The Snow Child is among reader-nominated titles being considered for the long list for The Guardian First Book Award. This is one of UK’s most prestigious book prizes, and I am so thrilled to have my book in the mix.
The long list for the prize consists of 10 books, fiction and…
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