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CBW Second Monday Radio Show Monday, January 8 at 8:05 am


Neal Steele will interview Susan Williamson about her novel, Turkmen Captives. In the book, Madelaine Jones is still reeling from her husband’s death in Afghanistan when her house explodes and a mysterious letter indicates her husband might not have been a war casualty.  Her desire to learn the truth involves her in international intrigue on three continents  as she and an Irish intelligence officer search for answers.

Susan Williamson has been an extension agent, newspaper editor, educator, food coop manager, and professional horsewoman. She is an avid reader and writer. She currently resides in Williamsburg with her husband and labradoodle. She is a former board member of Winston-Salem Writers and a member of Chesapeake Bay Writers.

 

Apply Now for 2018 CBW Second Monday Radio Interviews with Neal Steele!

We are looking for members with recently published books to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to be interviewed by Neal Steele on XTRA 99.1 FM.  Email Tracy Lanum at tracygl@cox.net or call (804) 815-9954 to get a copy of the show guidelines and discuss scheduling an interview.

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VWC Membership is independent of CBW Chapter Membership and requires a separate application and dues payment. If you wish to join the Virginia Writers Club (VWC), click here.
 


Congratulations to the 2017 CBW ALL STARS GALA CONTEST WINNERS!
Wednesday, November 15

The readings were a great example of the talent in the Chesapeake Bay Writers. Thank you to everyone who participated!

Contestants
1. Susan Williamson Fiction Green Men Meet Green Acres

2. Gail Kenna Fiction The False Conversion Theory of  Human Nature
3. Sharon Dorsey  Poetry     Best Ever Family Reunion
4.
Mary Duly Guy  Poetry      Old Woman Alone on the Beach
5. Cindy Freeman  Nonfiction Surviving the Cold War
6. Roger Gosden   Nonfiction Appalachian Spring
7. Sharon Dillon   Fiction  Tooth Fairy--Changed Tactics
8. Tracy Lanum  Fiction  What Hides Behind the Mask
9.
Sarah Honenberger Fiction Green Frog, Blue Frog
10. Ellen Dugan Poetry  Flood Waters
11. Peter Stipe Fiction Merlin Weighs In
12. Frank Milligan Fiction Ah, Sweet Sadie When She Smiles at Ye
13. Peggy Newcomb Nonfiction To Spit or Not to Spit

 

First Place: Roger Gosden

First Place: Roger Gosden

Second Place: Sally Honenberger

Second Place: Sally Honenberger

Third Place Frank Milligan

Third Place Frank Milligan

Rick Bailey Humor Award  Sharon Dillon

Rick Bailey Humor Award  Sharon Dillon