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A Fall of Poppies

FALL OF POPPIES Crosses the Pond

We interrupt our regularly scheduled Pinkoramae for this public service announcement: Fall of Poppies debuts in the UK today! On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month… November 11, 1918. After four long, dark years of fighting, the Great War ends at last, and the world is forever changed. For soldiers,…

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Farewell, Poppies!

My lap of the Fall of Poppies tour ended last night, with our final East Coast group appearance at WORD Jersey City, but you can still find us all together between the pages of Fall of Poppies! For more Poppy fun, you can join a bunch of the gang at Anderson’s in Chicago next Wednesday…

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Jersey City– Tonight!

Watch out, New Jersey! A Fall of Poppies is heading your way. You can find Jessica Brockmole, Hazel Gaynor, Marci Jefferson, Jennifer Robson, Heather Webb, and me tonight at WORD Bookstore in Jersey City (7:30pm, 123 Newark Avenue). As always, if you can’t make it to the event, but would like a personalized book or…

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POPPIES in Madison, CT– Tonight!

Seven of the nine authors of Fall of Poppies will be appearing at RJ Julia in Madison, CT tonight! Come join Jessica Brockmole, Hazel Gaynor, Marci Jefferson, Jennifer Robson, Heather Webb, Beatriz Williams, and me tonight at 7:00 at RJ Julia booksellers for discussions of World War I, writing, and just how hard it is…

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Happy Birthday, FALL OF POPPIES!

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month… It’s the release day of Fall of Poppies! The anthology centers around Armistice Day in 1918, featuring stories by Jessica Brockmole, Hazel Gaynor, Evangeline Holland, Marci Jefferson, Kate Kerrigan, Jennifer Robson, Heather Webb, Beatriz Williams, and me. Here’s the official blurb: November 11,…

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The FALL OF POPPIES Tour!

Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War appears in stores next week– and so will its authors! You can find me, Beatriz Williams, Jennifer Robson, Heather Webb, Jessica Brockmole, Marci Jefferson, and Hazel Gaynor in Wilton, CT on Tuesday; Madison, CT on Wednesday; and Jersey City, NJ on Thursday. Details below! Tuesday:…

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"The Record Set Right"– On Sale Today!

English can be a silly language sometimes. My new novella, “The Record Set Right” is both on sale today as in “available for purchase” and on sale today as in “less than the expected price”. “The Record Set Right“, a sort of mini-novel about a woman’s return to England after sixty-odd years and the memories…

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The Updated 2016 Publication Schedule

Since I’ve had some queries recently about what’s coming out when, here’s the 2016 publication schedule! — January 19, The Forgotten Room (hardcover). — January 26, “The Record Set Right” (e-short). — March 1, Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War (anthology). — July 12, The Other Daughter (trade paperback). My next…

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FALL OF POPPIES Winner

The winner of the advance copy of Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War is… Urjona Dai! (Of Comment #2.) Congrats, Urjona Dai! If you email me at willig@post.harvard.edu and let me know where to send it, I’ll pop your book in the mail to you. Thanks so much to everyone for…

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FALL OF POPPIES– falling onto your doorstep!

Look what came in the mail yesterday! A generous box of advance copies of the World War I anthology, Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War, featuring stories by Jessica Brockmole, Hazel Gaynor, Evangeline Holland, Marci Jefferson, Kate Kerrigan, Jennifer Robson, Heather Webb, Beatriz Williams, and me. All of the stories revolve,…

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