As a reading geek, I was thrilled to meet Doris Kearns Goodwin when she was in Huntington in October 2018. I even got to give her a copy of The Rebel in the Red Jeep, which, as a political junkie, I hope she’ll enjoy.
2018 was a good year for me. In April, I received the Ella Dickey Literary Award for The Rebel in the Red Jeep at the Marshfield, Missouri, Cherry Blossom Festival. I joined several literary luminaries in the award ceremony.
In June, I was honored to receive the West Virginia Writers, Inc. J.U.G. (Just Uncommonly Good) Award, the annual honor they give for a person’s contributions to the arts and literature.
And, later that month, I received the Herald Dispatch newspaper’s Award for the Arts, 2017. For more click here