Tuesday, March 12, 2013

BOTYA finalists--

ForeWord Reviews

"is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2012 Book of the Year Awards. The finalists were selected from 1300 entries covering 62 categories of books from independent and academic presses. These books represent some of the best books produced by small publishing houses in 2012."

A Death at the White Camellia Orphanage 
is one of 17 finalists 
in the category of General Fiction

The press release is here, trala!


  1. Hooray! Congratulations, Marly - well deserved!

  2. Thank you, Marja-Leena! Was rather touched that so many people posted something about it on facebook. Sweet people.


Alas, I must once again remind large numbers of Chinese salesmen and other worldwide peddlers that if they fall into the Gulf of Spam, they will be eaten by roaming Balrogs. The rest of you, lovers of grace, poetry, and horses (nod to Yeats--you do not have to be fond of horses), feel free to leave fascinating missives and curious arguments.