HDJ advisory board member, contributor and friend, Laura Pritchett, has had her manuscript STARS GO BLUE accepted for publication by Counterpoint Press. Congratulations Laura! STARS GO BLUE follows a Colorado ranch family sent into a spiral of revenge when their daughter’s murderer is released from prison just as the patriarch pledges to take action before his mind abandons him. Watch for release in the summer of 2014.
Laura Pritchett is a novelist and nonfiction writer. Her fiction includes the novel Sky Bridge and the short story collection Hell’s Bottom, Colorado; her nonfiction includes Great Colorado Bear Stories and three edited anthologies: Pulse of the River, Home Land, and Going Green: True Tales from Gleaners, Scavengers, and Dumpster Divers. Awards for these books include the PEN USA Award for Fiction, the WILLA Award, the Milkweed National Fiction Prize, the Colorado Book Award, and others. She’s published over 100 essays and short stories in numerous magazines, including The Sun, Salon, Orion, High Country News, OnEarth, Poets & Writers, 5280, and others. Pritchett received her Ph.D. at Purdue University. More at www.laurapritchett.com