Portland, OR, May 11, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- "SUGAR LAND
," the debut novel from Tammy Lynne Stoner, which was starred in Kirkus Reviews and called “writing at its finest” by the New York Journal of Books, among other accolades, is now an Independent Publishers Book Award (IPPY) winner. The day after the IPPY announcement, Tammy received word that she was also awarded a prestigious Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) Writers Fellowship, starting the week following the IPPY ceremony.
"SUGAR LAND" has been called “the little Independent Book that could.” Says Red Hen Press’ co-founder and Managing Editor, Kate Gale, “As the characters found love in prisons and trailer parks, we fell in love with Tammy Lynne Stoner's prose - a perfect read."
The IPPY Award ceremony will take place Tuesday, May 28 from 6-9pm at The Copacabana in New York City. The VCCA Fellowship follows in Amherst, VA from May 31-June 16, 2019.
About Tammy Lynne Stoner
Award-winning author Tammy Lynne Stoner was born in Midland, Texas. "SUGAR LAND" is her debut novel. She's been published two dozen times in journals and anthologies and is also the publisher of Gertrude and wrangler of GERTIE queer book club.
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