THE REDUCETARIAN SOLUTION (Tarcher Penguin, April 2017), edited by Reducetarian Foundation president Brian Kateman, was the basis of an article on the Los Angeles Times website (“Can’t Vegans and Vegetarians  Get Along?”) and a glowing review in the March/April issue of VegTimes.

Matt Fitzgerald's newest book, THE ENDURANCE DIET (Da Capo/Hachette Books), was named one of the 7 best health and wellness books of 2017 by Booklist called it “informative, entertaining and unconventional.”

Daniella Chace, author of BREAST CANCER SMOOTHIES (Sept. 2016, HCI), was tapped to be a regular contributor to Arianna Huffington’s new social media network, Thrive Global, which launched in November.

Marni Jameson, author, with AARP, of DOWNSIZING THE FAMILY HOME (Sterling), was a winner of a National Mature Media Award, which honor the nation’s best marketing, communication, educational materials and programs for older adults. Marni discussed her book on September 24 at the National Book Festival in Washington, DC.

Fred Minnick, author of BOURBON CURIOUS: A SIMPLE TASTING GUIDE FOR THE SAVVY DRINKER (Zenith/Quartos) and the new BOURBON (Voyageur/Quartos), was featured in the Dec. 30  New York Times article, “A Golden Age for American Whiskey Writers.”  

Sharon Palmer, RDN, author (most recently of PLANT-POWERED FOR LIFE) and blogger, recently appeared at an FNCE conference, in Boston. On October 17 she discussed Pulses for a FNCE breakfast, and on October 18 she moderated a session on Food Policy.

Old Dominion University professor and author (most recently of THE DIABETES BREAKTHROUGH) Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, received the 2016 Oustanding Educator in Diabetes award from the ADA, in recognition of her long career in scholarship and education about diabetes.

ULTRA MINDSET (Da Capo), co-authored by John Hanc, won the silver and the Living Now book awards in the exercise/fitness/yoga category from i310 Media Group.

Jodie Gould, author of HIGH: 6 Principles for Guilt-Free Pleasure and Escape (Hazelden), was interviewed about her book for iHeart Radio “One Life Radio,” The Joy Cardin Show (Wisconsin NPR), Myndtalk (Pacifica Radio), Recovery Today, and many others.

Sarah Granger, author of THE DIGITAL MYSTIQUE (Seal Press), was a featured author at the South by Southwest Interactive conference.

Kerry Hannon, author, most recently, of GETTING THE JOB YOU WANT AFTER 50 FOR DUMMIES (Wiley, 2015), with AARP, was selected as a fellow by Columbia University School of Journalism and the Robert N. Butler Aging Center’s 2015 Age Boom Academy.

The Irish Voice named Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak (HEY, AMERICA, YOUR ROOTS ARE SHOWING!, Kensington, 2012) “the greatest Irish genealogist,” in part for her having traced President Obama’s Irish roots.

Peter Filichia’s THE GREAT PARADE: Broadway's Astonishing, Never-to-be-Fogotten 1963-1964 Season (St. Martin’s Press, April 2015) won rave reviews from BroadwayWorld.Com and Aubrey Reuben's, who called it “a wonderful book.” Liz Smith, in her blog, calls it “dazzling.” The Washington Times called it “marvelous,” “a book to treasure.”



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Some 1,630 FedEx stores around the country will be carrying copies of ORGANIZE YOUR EMOTIONS, OPTIMIZE YOUR LIFE (Wm. Morrow, 2016) by Margaret Moore, Dr. Edward Phillips and John Hanc.

Dr. Harry Haroutunian, author of NOT AS PRESCRIBED (Hazelden, 2016), will appear on the Dr. Phil Show in early 2017, discussing addiction among seniors.

Loren Olson has released his updated edition of FINALLY OUT: Letting Go of Living Straight, which Harvard Medical School's Dr. Julie K. Silver calls a book that “should be read by everyone who cares about diversity.” Dr. Olson will be doing a book signing at the Malaprop Bookstore & Cafe (Asheville, NC) on April 26 at 7 p.m.

MORGUE (St. Martin's Press, 2016) by Dr. Vincent Di Maio and Ron Franscell, is a finalist for the Edgar Awards, which will be presented on April 27 at the Grand Hyatt in NYC.

Leslie Linsley's newest home design book, COUNTRY LIVING/ SALVAGE STYLE (Hearst), will be featured in the May/June issue of At Home New Jersey.

Linda Konner’s schedule of writers' conferences and other events

Friday, May 5, 2017

American Society of Journalists & Authors (ASJA)
Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY

Client Connections (author pitches to agents and editors)