June 2007: Greensboro, N.C. - WEREWOLF AUTHOR SNARES NEW YORK BOOK AWARD.
Author Gina Farago is the winner of the New York Book Festival Award in the category "genre-based" for her novel, "Ivy Cole and the Moon." The New York Book Festival holds its annual competition "to bring greater attention to worthy works of literature and grow their cultural impact beyond the grassroots." This year's competition recognized titles written between 2003 and the present.
June 2006: Greensboro, N.C. - LADY WEREWOLF SNARES NATIONAL FINALIST AWARDS.
The novel Ivy Cole and the Moon
by Greensboro author Gina Farago ended its award season with top finalist honors in three national competitions. The thriller starring a lady werewolf, Ivy Cole, garnered recognition for the following: the Compton Crook Award for best first novel in science fiction, fantasy, and horror; the Independent Publisher Book Awards (the IPPY) in the horror category; and the Benjamin Franklin Award in the category of two-color cover design for the book jacket created by T. Glenn Bane.
June 2005: Greensboro, N.C. - AUTHOR SPENDS WEEKEND WITH WOLVES TO RESEARCH WEREWOLF NOVEL.
First-time author Gina Farago has written a riveting and very different horror tale, Ivy Cole and the Moon
, that infuses real wolf behavior into the werewolf myth, resulting in a subtle conservation message on the gray wolf's behalf. Farago spent two and a half years writing and researching the novel, which included a trip to Wolf Park, an educational facility in Battle Ground, Ind. There the author interacted with a gray wolf pack…
Look for Farago’s sequel, Luna, due out in 2006!
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