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Author Carleen Brice appearing at Story Mountain in Second Life TODAY, 7/26, at 3:30 pm PT/SLT

Looking to see if bestselling author Connie Briscoe/Second Life’s Zillow Dejavu would be visiting Second Life again anytime soon, as I missed the June 28 meeting of her Second Salon Book Club in Second Life, which featured Briscoe speaking with Kimberla Lawson Roby, I found out that Briscoe will be in Second Life TODAY, Sunday, July 26, hosting an interview and Q&A session with author Carleen Brice, the winner of the 2009 Black Caucus of the American Library Association First Novelist Award, at the Story Mountain Lodge on Athena Isle at 3:30 p.m. Second Life Time/Pacific Time. As noted on the Story Mountain Center fore Writers blog entry announcing this appearance, Chat With Bestselling Author Carleen Brice in Second Life July 26: All Second Life residents are warmly invited to attend this free event at Story Mountain. Teleport directly to Story Mountain, located on Athena Isle, by clicking this link to the SLURL: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Athena%20Isle/203/105/23/?title=Story%20Mountain%20Center%20for%20Writers.

As mentioned in the January 25, 2009 press release, BCALA announces the 2009 Literary Award Winners:

The recipient of the First Novelist Award is Carleen Brice for Orange Mint and Honey (One World/Ballentine). Shay Dixon, a broke and burned out graduate student, is forced to return home to live with her alcoholic mother who had abandoned her as a child. Her mother is now clean and sober and has another young daughter. Shay is forced to deal with her feelings for her mother and new sister. She needs to try to forgive her mother while healing herself in this honest and bittersweet journey to self-discovery.Carleen Brice, an editor and author of non-fiction books, lives in Denver.

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