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Rose Senehi on her IRDA Winning “Dancing on Rocks”

A turbulent summer in a small mountain tourist town where four women must reveal their secrets in order to heal a twenty-five-year-old wound.

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Howard Krum on his IRDA Winning “An Animal Life”

An Animal Life is inspired by the real-life adventures of four veterinary school classmates.

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Diane Mulligan on her IRDA Winning “The Latecomers Fan Club”

This book was born when I tried to put myself into what I considered a nightmare situation. “What if I got divorced, had no job, and had to move back in with my mother?”

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James McAllen on his IRDA Winning “Split Rock Road”

From the time I was a small child, I loved to observe strangers and ponder their lives; contemplating what they did and why they did it… Plus, I wanted to be Hemingway.

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Amy Billone on her IRDA Winning “The Light Changes”

A memoir which centers around an attempted suicide beneath the wheels of a train and the effort to find truth and beauty and meaning and success and revelation in the aftermath of this traumatic event…

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L.C. Barlow on IRDA Winner “Pivot”

“My roommate leaves me notes on rose petals.”

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Len Napolitano on his IRDA Winning “Nose, Legs, Body!”

“At precisely 5PM on a Friday, at the door leading to a back room of a popular LA wine store, enthusiastic wine tasters, from beginner to expert, pay a nominal fee to experience a handful of world famous wines.”

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D. Hart St. Martin on her IRDA Winning “Tainted”

I began writing this story in 1977. Much has changed since then, but one thing hasn’t. Sexism and the subjugation of women remains rampant in our world.

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Alan Bray on his IRDA Winning “Hour of Parade”

The book has been praised for relying on the reader’s intelligence. It doesn’t explain much; it shows the characters in the story and asks the reader to make meaning of them.

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Kate Bracy on her IRDA Winning “That Crazy Little Thing”

“I’m not a morning person. Neurologically speaking, you may as well talk to the toaster if you want a lively companion before ten a.m.”

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Jesse Gros on his IRDA Winning “Your Wild & Precious Life”

Filled with joy, compassion, and self-discovery, this book is a mind-opening tour of a nontraditional approach to living a heart-centered life.

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Sheri Bloom on her IRDA Winning “Out of the Rabbit Hole”

Over six million people in the United States suffer from an anxiety disorder known as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The average person takes seven years before getting help for OCD.