23 August 2006

I have something to tell you.

My first book is getting published!

Thanks for your patience, dear readers. This is the answer to my !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Prairie Fever will hopefully be out in time for AWP. Alleluia!

28 comments:

jeannine said...

Yay! Glad to have you as a fellow Steel Toe Poet :) I'm so happy it's finally official!

Penultimatina said...

Right back atcha, Jeannine! I've been carrying your book around in my purse ever since finding out, and people keep trying to borrow it. I've been telling them to buy their own copy!

Soooooo excited!

Sarah said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!

Stephanie King said...

Hooray! That's fantastic news! Congratulations.

Nick said...

Congrats, Mary!

garylmcdowell said...

Congratulations, Mary! This is great news. I can't imagine your excitement. Well earned. Enjoy celebrating.

Eduardo C. Corral said...

Congrats, Mary! Please keep us updated on cover art, blurbs, etc. I love hearing about that stuff.

Suzanne said...

Wonderful news, Mary! Congratulations!!!!!!!!

Justin Evans said...

Congratulations!

I would have been here sooner to say so, but my return to working has be on a weird schedule.

Very much deserved! Very much anticipated! I am so happy for you!

Catherine said...

Congratulations! Now for those of us who have no idea what AWP is, when will we be able to get a copy? And where? thanks!

J. Newberry said...

Congrats, Mary!

That's just great news. Steel Toe is a fine press. I've met Tom a few times--and he's a wonderful dude.

Just remember us little people here at the bottom. ;-)

Penultimatina said...

**blush** Thanks so much, y'all.

Byf said...

Congrats, Phys!

cornshake said...

hip hip hooray! such fabulousness! treat yourself to something deliciously chocolatey sweet to celebrate (or have u already done that??)

Gerald Huml said...

Great news! Big congrats to you!

Steven D. Schroeder said...

Good deal, Mary, and well deserved.

gina said...

So so wonderful! Congratulations, M.

Matthew Thorburn said...

Congratulations Mary! Can't wait to see and read it!

Charles said...

Congratulations!! :)

Sam of the ten thousand things said...

Congratulations to you Mary. Great news.

32poems said...

YAAAAY!

brandijay said...

MARY!!! Oh my GOD I am so excited for you! Bout damn time the rest of the world realized how wonderful you are... if you had ANY idea how many times Jessi and I quote you when we're out... Goodbye to the arm I bit off, left in your bed!!

wickedpen said...

Yay!! Congratulations...!!

youki said...

Yeah! I have a bottle of champagne awaiting you! If I don't see you until AWP, I'm first in line to buy you a big fruity drink! I'm absolutely thrilled for you. Be sure to let the UIC listserv know.

Love and light and some shoulder-slapping,

simone

Ivy said...

Congratulations!

Robin said...

Wow! Congrats on the exciting news!

Kells said...

Great news! Please let us know when it's out! Congrats and champagne all around!

best,
Kelli

Southern Writer said...

You don't know me, I came from Justin's blog. Justin doesn't know me, either. I went there from Flood's blog. But how can I not congratulate you while I'm here? I'm so very happy for you. Hope you get to enjoy the feel of that floating cloud for a long time to come.