A "One-Two" Punch Week for Susan Wingate

Not Only Does Susan Wingate's Poem, "Paranoia," win 2nd place in Writing Competition but her Third Novel's Excerpt Will Be Published in ASU's press, the Superstition Review.

Friday Harbor, WA, March 31, 2008 --(PR.com)-- What a week for Friday Harbor writer, Susan Wingate. Not only Monday was she was notified of poem, "Paranoia", winning second place in the 2007 Literary Magic Writing Competition but on Friday she was notified that an excerpt from her latest novel was accepted for the April 28, 2008 publication of the Superstition Review, an Arizona State University press.

After the author of mystery novel, Of the Law, Susan Wingate's second poem places in an international writing competition, she gets even more good news.

As if winning in a writing competition is not enough of a good week, Wingate receives a message in her email box at the end of the day on Friday (March 27, 2008) from managing editor of the Superstition Review. Patricia Colleen Murphy, MFA of the Superstition Review notified Wingate that the excerpt from Wingate's latest work-in-progress novel has been accepted for publication in the review's launch journal, Volume 1, Issue 1 this coming April 28th.

"I couldn't believe it! I screamed and my intern, Joyce King, asked, 'What?' After explaining, I ran upstairs to tell my husband, Bob. Not only was I breathless from running the stairs but also from the news. We are ecstatic, really, just ecstatic. It's weeks like this one that make the hard work all worthwhile." Wingate said.

Her third novel (which she declined to give the name of) will be finished by May 1, 2008. Upon that date, she'll begin the search for a publisher.

Learn more about Wingate at her website susanwingate.com. Or, visit her blog at susanwingate.blogspot.com.

Susan Wingate, Writer
Elizabeth Boyer, Publicity
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