Fun to hear via Twitter yesterday that my Novel, The Blackberry Bush, has made the INSPY awards shortlist for 2011 General Fiction.

Also still in the running for a Pulitzer Prize, although that’s a bit of a long shot :-).

I “wordled” the entire text of the novel and came up with this fascinating mosaic:

The website for the novel continues to get good traffic: Please click on for in-depth information.


The book is available on the shelves at Barnes and Noble and Walmart. Order it right now on Amazon or Kindle.

It includes a study guide in the back for book clubs, classes, and groups.

Click here for the Wikipedia article on the novel.

I have made two trailer videos, one for the North American/European market…



…and one for the Middle Eastern/South Asian market.



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