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26 January, 2023

Danger Peak Featured in Times Square!

By |2023-01-26T11:23:34-07:00January 26, 2023|News|Comments Off on Danger Peak Featured in Times Square!

Congratulations to Wheatmark author Michael Perone, whose book Danger Peak was featured on an electronic billboard in Times Square, thanks to his participation in the BookFest Awards. You can check out the billboard below, and read more about it on his blog, here!

1 November, 2022

Author Judy Ikels in The Foreign Service Journal

By |2022-11-01T12:48:33-07:00November 1, 2022|News|Comments Off on Author Judy Ikels in The Foreign Service Journal

Death in Wartime China: A Daughter’s Discovery by Judy Goodman Ikels has been featured in the November 2022 issue of The Foreign Service Journal.

The November issue focuses on Foreign Service authors and the journal is published by the American Foreign Service Association. You can read the issue online here and find Judy’s book on page 34.

To learn more about Judy Ikels and Death in Wartime China, you can visit her author page on Amazon.

26 October, 2022

Danger Peak by Michael Perone Wins Second Place at the Fall 2022 BookFest Awards

By |2022-10-26T14:02:40-07:00October 26, 2022|News|Comments Off on Danger Peak by Michael Perone Wins Second Place at the Fall 2022 BookFest Awards

Congratulations to Wheatmark author Michael Perone, whose book, Danger Peak, recently won second place in the Fall 2022 BookFest Awards in the Young Adult Action and Adventure category!

This is just one of many honors that Danger Peak has received. Previously, it won the 2022 Firebird Book Award for Magical Realism and the September 2022 Literary Titan Gold Book Award (with a five-star review). Danger Peak was also a Finalist for the 2022 American Fiction Award in the category “Inspirational,” and an Honorable Mention in both the 2022 New York and Hollywood Book Festivals.

Currently, the Kindle edition of Danger Peak is free on Amazon if you have Kindle Unlimited.

You can learn more about Michael Perone on the Danger Peak website or through the interviews he’s done on Linda’s Book Obsession and Literary Titan.

14 October, 2022

Author Michael Kenny featured on The LawBusiness Insider

By |2022-10-14T13:00:21-07:00October 14, 2022|News|Comments Off on Author Michael Kenny featured on The LawBusiness Insider

Congratulations to Michael Kenny, author of Life’s Illusions, who was interviewed by Michael Carter on The LawBusiness Insider, a show that features America’s premier lawyers, authors, and business executives.

You can listen to his interview here and learn more about his book here!

3 October, 2022

Leonidas of Sparta: A Heroic King—in Greece!

By |2022-10-03T12:27:48-07:00October 3, 2022|News|Comments Off on Leonidas of Sparta: A Heroic King—in Greece!

From left to right: Helena’s publisher in Greece, Helena P. Schrader, and the Mayor of Sparta

Congratulations to Wheatmark author, Helena P. Schrader! The Greek edition of her book, Leonidas of Sparta: A Heroic King, was recently launched in Sparta at an event hosted by the Mayor of Sparta and attended by Greek scholars, members of the Greek publishing industry, and the public.

To quote Helena:

It was a great honor, to say the least, to get such strong support in such a historic venue. The bookstores of Sparta have stocked the book, and brochures for the book will be in all the hotels.

A poster advertizing the event before the Archaeological Museum of Sparta

You can also find Helena on December 1 for the University of Nottingham’s “Sparta Live!” Webinar Series. This event will […]

19 July, 2022

Judy Ikels with the Chinese Writers Association

By |2022-07-19T15:57:13-07:00July 19, 2022|News|Comments Off on Judy Ikels with the Chinese Writers Association

Congratulations to our author, Judy Ikels, for her collaboration with the Chinese Writers Association at one of their events!

Alongside main speaker Zhuqing Li, Judy and her calligrapher had an opportunity to share her book, Death in Wartime China, with the one hundred people in attendance.

7 June, 2022

Vaccines & Bayonets is an Indie Book Awards Finalist!

By |2022-06-07T14:59:27-07:00June 7, 2022|News|Comments Off on Vaccines & Bayonets is an Indie Book Awards Finalist!

 

 

Congratulations to author Bee Bloeser! Her book, Vaccines and Bayonets: Fighting Smallpox in Africa amid Tribalism, Terror and the Cold War, is a 2022 finalist for the Indie Book Awards.

You can learn more about her book at her website: BeeBloeser.com.

25 March, 2022

Celebrating the 2022 Tucson Festival of Books

By |2022-03-25T15:06:43-07:00March 25, 2022|Marketing, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Celebrating the 2022 Tucson Festival of Books

 

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2022 Tucson Festival of Books booth!

After two years of the pandemic preventing an in-person Festival, everyone came in full force. We are grateful to our authors, the Festival organizers, the University of Arizona, and everyone who showed up for a fantastic 2022 Tucson Festival of Books!

In addition to making new connections and meeting with old friends, our authors sold a lot of books—and that’s thanks to all of you.

We can’t wait to see you all again next year! And hopefully see some new faces as well.

2 May, 2019

Behind the Scenes of NYC Publishing

By |2019-05-02T10:50:27-07:00May 2, 2019|Authors Academy, News, Publishing, Webinars|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes of NYC Publishing

Ever wonder what goes on behind-the-scenes in the traditional publishing industry?

Join us next Wednesday as we peel back the curtain on this exclusive world with Anne Spieth, an experienced professional from the traditional publishing arena who recently joined Wheatmark, Inc. as Publishing Consultant, and who is also the newest Senior Faculty member of the Authors Academy!

For the past 10 years, Anne has been working at two of the Big Five New York publishers: in publicity at Minotaur Books/St. Martin’s Press (Macmillan), then in marketing and design for Macmillan Audio, and finally in marketing for Simon & Schuster/Atria.

Anne rejoined Macmillan’s adult Library Marketing division in 2013, where she did online marketing, book title presentations, and exhibited at major industry conferences.

During her time in NY, Anne worked with many New York Times bestselling and acclaimed authors, including Jodi Picoult, Lisa Scottoline, Louise Penny, Jenny […]

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