SBPRA authors made waves at this year’s Paris Book Festival, taking home honors in two categories. We are so proud congratulate Julie L. Kessler and John W. Kirshon on their remarkable success! Julie will be heading to Paris at the end of the month to attend that gala awards ceremony.
Julie L. Kessler was named first runner up in the Wild Card category for her insightful memoir, Fifty-Fifty: The Clarity of Hindsight. This compilation of lessons learned by the 50-year-old lawyer, wife, mother and world traveler contains 50 chapters that describe her fascinating travel, work and life adventures around the globe and at home. (http://sbpra.com/JulieLKessler/ – ISBN: 978-1-62212-218-9)
John W. Kirshon took home an Honorable Mention in General Fiction for his work, An American Century. Set amid real events of the 20th century, this epic saga chronicles the life of an American family whose adventures span exciting episodes illuminating 100 years of Americana. (http://sbpra.com/JohnWKirshon/ – ISBN: 978-1-60911-957-7)