Her major books awards include FIRST PLACE 2015 Royal Palm Literary Award for Mainstream/Literary fiction and the 2015 Silver Medal from the Global eBook Awards for The Clock Strikes Midnight and The 2016 GOLD Medal from the Global eBook Awards in mystery for e-Murderer.
Joan has been an avid reader for as long as she can remember. She reads all kinds of books, including women’s fiction, mysteries, biography, and memoir.
“I write about characters who remind me of myself at times and my friends and family at times, but never fully so. My stories are told from a woman’s point of view. Characters drive my writing and my reading.”
Having grown up in the South with a mother from Westchester County New York, Joan has a unique take on blending the Southern traditions with the eye of a Northerner. She now resides in Georgia with her husband and three cats.
We caught Joan at work at her desk with her trusty helper, Caramella…