Prospects of a Woman By Wendy Voorsanger
ABOUT THE BOOK -
Parker comes to California from Massachusetts in 1849 with her new husband,
comfort in corresponding with her childhood friend
Prospects of a
ABOUT THE AUTHOR -
Born and raised on the American River in Sacramento, Wendy Voorsanger has long held an intense interest in the historical women of California. She started her career in the Silicon Valley, writing about technology trends and innovations for newspapers, magazines, and Fortune 100 companies.
She currently manages SheIsCalifornia.net, a blog dedicated to chronicling the accomplishments of California women through history. Her debut historical novel, Prospects of a Woman will be published in October 2020 (She Writes Press); an excerpt entitled "Shifting in California" won 1st place in the California Writers Club short story contest and is published in the Fault Zone: Shift: An Anthology of Stories.
She earned a B.A. in Journalism from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is a member of the Castro Writers' Cooperative, the Lit Camp Advisory Board, and the San Mateo Public Library Literary Society.
In addition to being an author, Wendy has worked as a lifeguard, ski instructor, and radio disc jockey. Wendy lives in Northern California with her husband and two sons.
Author website: www.wendyvoorsanger.net
Additional website: Sheiscalifornia.com
Facebook: Author Wendy Voorsanger
MY THOUGHTS -
"She no longer minded her hurt foot, enjoying the blankness, feeling like a book whose words magically disappeared, leaving room for something new."