NEWS & AWARDS
2020 Next Generation Indie Book Award Winner - Thriller
The Next Generation Indie Book Awards are judged by leaders of the indie book publishing industry, including many with long careers at major publishing houses. Their love of a great read and experience in the publishing arena identify books deserving a wider audience.
In an article at CNN.com titled If it's cool, creative, and different, it's indie, journalist Catherine Andrews wrote: "The term 'indie' traditionally refers to independent art – music, film, literature or anything that fits under the broad banner of culture – created outside of the mainstream and without corporate financing." That definition remains true for book publishing.
2020 NIEA Finalist - Friendship
In the Talk of Iowa IPR interview, Alicia speaks with Charity Nebbe about Squared Away and what it means to be a female veteran. Click link above to hear it.
Ashley Hasty of the Hasty Book List features Alicia's debut novel with an interview including her favorite things. She's on her way!
In 2013, Alicia was interviewed by KCRG-TV9 about her Army experience and the historic decision for women in combat roles.
Teresa Beasley of the HAuthors and Readers Book Corner gives a preview of Squared Away for loyal readers. What a deal!
Check out the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. Check out Monkeybicycle.net based out of Seattle. "Many of these—which feature amazing writing from people like Ben Loory, Roxane Gay, Laura van den Berg, Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt and tons more—can still be found here"
The esteemed Midwest Book Review features Squared Away in the September features. Established in 1976, the Midwest Book Review is an organization committed to promoting literacy, library usage, and small press publishing.