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Contact: Carolyn Howard-Johnson
For Immediate Release
Local Author Finalist for the Eric Hoffer Prose Award
World Wide Web—Carolyn Howard-Johnson's short story "Truth, Fiction, Denial: A Big Bass Story" is a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Prose Award where it will also be considered for inclusion in Best New Writing, edited by Christopher Klim.
Klim says, "Finalists are a very small group of stories from among thousands of submissions." Winners are announced in early fall of 2011.
Howard-Johnson is an award-winning novelist and poet; her fiction and poetry have appeared in literary journals nationwide and she is listed as a poet with Poets & Writers magazine. She was named Woman of the Year in Arts and Entertainment by the 43rd and 44th Districts of the California Legislature. She speaks on Utah's culture, tolerance and subjects relating to writing and publishing and has appeared on TV and hundreds of radio stations nationwide. She is also is an instructor for UCLA Extension's Writers' Program. Her Web site is www.howtodoitfrugally.com and she blogs at Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites pick, www.sharingwithwriters.blogspot.com .
Learn more about the Eric Hoffer award at www.hofferaward.com.
Learn more about Best New Writing at www.BestNewWriting.com.