Literary historical fiction has always been favorite reading for Barbara Stark-Nemon, whose debut novel, Even in Darkness, is set in Germany, the US and Israel and spans the entire 20th century. As a writer and author, Barbara is fascinated with the process of bringing family stories to the page,in fiction and nonfiction.Her recent interest has been WWI and WWII and alternative Holocaust narratives. Barbara writes about the joys and challenges of incorporating real people and events in fiction while honoring truth, protecting privacy and creating legacy. When not writing, Barbara can be found cycling, running, swimming, gardening, creating fiber art,and enjoying her family in Ann Arbor, and Northport, Michigan.
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Even In Darkness is gripping on so many fronts, arresting in the visual descriptions and characterizations, and so vivid in its sense of wrenching history juxtaposed with the unexpected possibilities of the deep and surprising connections it witnesses.
The extensive marketing efforts required after publication often come as a surprise (a shock?) to the debut author. Even with the excellent mentoring of publisher Brooke Warner of She Writes Press, and BookSparks (check out her new title, Green Light Your Book), as a new author of Even in Darkness, the marketing was a…
With thanks to Story Circle Network for the continued recognition of Even in Darkness through the Sarton Literary Award, and this wonderful interviewMay Sarton, the poet and novelist who is the inspiration behind Story Circle Network's annual Sarton Award, was also an inspiration for author Barbara Stark-Nemon's book, Even in Darkness,…