Janice S. Ellis, M.A., M.A., Ph.D., a native daughter of Mississippi, grew up on a small cotton farm and came of age during the height of the Civil Rights Movement and the Women’s Liberation Movement. This multiple award-winning author shares her thoughts on how to keep your works relevant and her writing tips.
These titles have moved forward in the judging rounds from all Chaucer entries to the 2020 CHAUCER Book Awards LONG LIST. The Chaucer Book Awards for pre-1750s Historical Fiction, a division of the CIBAs.
Part Three – The 2019 Chanticleer International Book Awards Overall Grand Prize Winner, Division Grand Prize and First Place Category Winners – CIBAs
Part 3 and the Final Installment of the 2019 Chanticleer Int'l Book Awards Announcements that honor and recognize the 17 Divisions of the Winners and the Overall Best Book for the 2019 CIBAs Grand Prize Winner.
WISSAHICKON SOULS: A Wissahickon Creek Story (Vol. 1) by PJ Devlin – U.S. Historical Fiction, African American Fiction, African American Romance
Set in the early 19th century when trains are new and steamboats rule, here is a story of racism, slavery, and the chance two souls have to change their world.
We are deeply honored to announce the 2018 Winners of the Chanticleer International Book Awards (The CIBAs). The winners were recognized at the annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Banquet Ceremony.
These historical fiction works have moved forward in the judging rounds from SLUSH pile to the 2018 Goethe Book Awards for post- 1750s fiction LONG LIST.
FROM LIBERTY to MAGNOLIA: In SEARCH of the AMERICAN DREAM by Janice Ellis, Ph.D. – Memoir, Descrimination & Racism, Women
Powerful and gripping, Janice S. Ellis delivers a first-hand account of the 1960s through the eyes of a black woman - of prejudice, injustice, and violence – and ultimately, victory in her inspirational journey to attain the American Dream.
A moving, coming of age story set in a hapless time, Jesse demonstrates how the power of love and friendship triumphs over discrimination in a place where all hope seems lost and the odds are against you.
The hopeless plight of those who suffered from human bondage and slavery is fervently depicted in the authentic voices of the “low country.” Stanard offers an insightful read that will resonate with you long after reading the final page.
Heart-warming and at times hilarious Western adventures are juxtaposed with gritty and emotionally wrenching moments such as Custer’s 1868 attack on Chief Black Kettle’s Cheyenne camp at Washita.