Ready… Set… Peep!

Spring is on the calendar (if not quite yet in the air), which means… it’s Pinkorama time!

Yes, that’s right: it’s the 9th Annual Pinkorama (aka Pink Carnation Peep Diorama) Contest.

The rules are simple: using those sugary, marshmallowy goodies (Peeps), recreate your favorite scene from any one of my books, novellas, or short stories. There are the Pink books, for Napoleonic Peeps; The English Wife, for Gilded Age Peep (so much gold sugar!); The Ashford Affair, just in case you feel like going Edwardian Peep, 1920s Peep, or Kenya Peep; That Summer, for Victorian Peep and Pre-Raphaelite Peep (or Dorrington Descendant Peep); The Other Daughter, for Bright Young Peeps; The Forgotten Room, for New York Peeps throughout the ages; and, of course, The Glass Ocean, for doomed ocean liner Peeps (or Star Wars memorabilia bedroom modern Peeps).

Two L (disillusioned law student Peep), “A Night at Northanger” (ghost hunter Peep), and “The Record Set Right” (World War I or modern Peep) are also fair game.

Okay, so the title is a little misleading. I guess it’s really more appropriately a Willigorama at this point? But that doesn’t sound nearly so catchy as Pinkorama, so Pinkorama it remains.

Once your Peep creation is complete, take a picture (or pictures) of your Pinkorama and email them to me at with “Pinkorama” in the subject line.

The deadline for the Pinkorama is Thursday, April 25th. I’ll post all the Pinkoramas here on the website and open it up to general voting.

As for the prize….

The runners up will receive signed hardcover copies of The Glass Ocean.

The winner will receive an ARC of my upcoming book, The Summer Country, plus a snazzy Summer Country bookmark to go with it.

If you’re seeking Peep inspiration, check out 2018‘s, 2017’s, or 2016’s peeptastic entries!  (The Pinkorama Gallery, which contains all the Pinkoramae through the years, is being renovated, but should be up and running again soon!)

Let the sugary fun begin!


  1. Carrie on March 27, 2019 at 10:14 am

    So peepcited!!!

  2. Mona Rubenstein on March 27, 2019 at 3:40 pm

    I love Peeps…they will be Ghost peeps..and they do have them, since I will eat them before I dress them.

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